Keto Chicken Enchiladas Casserole {With Cream Cheese and Cauliflower}

Keto Chicken Enchiladas Casserole – This low carb chicken enchiladas casserole is very delicious with no extra carbs made with homemade enchilada sauce, sour cream, cream cheese, cauliflower and other seasonings perfect for a quick dinner.

keto chicken enchiladas casserole

This low carb chicken enchilada casserole with cauliflower has only 5 grams of net carbs that you can serve alongside any of your favorite salad to have a complete meal.

What Type of Chicken to Use?

It is highly recommended to use shredded chicken or store-bought rotisserie chicken. But here’s how you can make homemade rotisserie chicken.

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Season chicken breasts with salt and pepper.
  3. Place them on parchment paper and a sheet pan.
  4. Bake for 35-40 minutes or until the internal temperature of the chicken reaches165 degrees (use a meat thermometer).
  5. Remove the chicken and shred with forks.

How to Make Homemade Keto Enchilada Sauce?

keto chicken enchilada sauce

The sauce is the key ingredient in this keto green chile chicken enchiladas recipe. Without sauce this recipe is nothing! So here’s how to make the homemade sauce (you can store this in the fridge for up to 7 days or freeze up to 3 months). You can also purchase it here.

Ingredients Required:

  • 1 -1/2 cups chicken or vegetable broth, reduced-sodium
  • 3 cups canned tomato sauce
  • 1/2 tsp olive oil
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 2 tablespoons dry chipotle chili powder
  • 1 tsp Mexican hot chili powder, to taste
  • fresh black pepper, to taste

Directions:

  1. Heat a saucepan over medium heat, once hot, add oil and garlic; sauté for 1 minute or until golden.
  2. Add the tomato sauce, chicken broth, hot chili powder, chipotle powder, cumin, and salt and pepper.
  3. Bring to a boil and simmer uncovered on low heat for about 7-10 minutes.
  4. Done!

low carb chicken enchilada casserole with cauliflower

What to do with the leftover low carb chicken enchiladas with cream cheese?

Transfer to an airtight container and store the leftovers in the fridge for 3-4 days. When ready to eat, reheat in a 300°F oven on in the microwave on 50% power.

keto chicken enchiladas with cream cheese

How to serve this keto diet chicken enchiladas?

You can serve this low carb chicken enchilada casserole recipe with Sauteed green beans, tomato salad, steamed or grilled broccoli or any vegetable side dish you like and top it with jalapenos, black olives or avocado.

Low Carb Keto Chicken Enchiladas Casserole

How to Make Keto Chicken Enchiladas Casserole?

Serves 6

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Keto Chicken Enchiladas Casserole

This low carb keto chicken enchiladas casserole is very delicious with no extra carbs made with homemade enchilada sauce, sour cream, cream cheese, cauliflower and other sesonings perfect for a quick dinner.

15 minPrep Time

40 minCook Time

55 minTotal Time

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Ingredients

  • 1 pound skinless chicken breasts (or store-bought rotisserie chicken)
  • 1 cup chicken broth, low sodium
  • 4 oz cream cheese
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 16 oz cauliflower, frozen
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese, divided
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon red cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 3/4 cup enchilada sauce (or homemade sauce)
  • cooking oil spray (olive oil spray)

Instructions

  1. Prepare the chicken as mentioned above or use store-bought rotisserie chicken and shred it.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  3. Cook the cauliflower in the microwave or as instructed on the package.
  4. Remove the cauliflower and use a blender to make mashed cauliflower or use an immersion blender.
  5. Heat up a skillet on medium heat, add oil and once hot, add the onions and garlic and saute for 2-3 minutes or until soft.
  6. Add the sour cream, cream cheese, and 1 cup of the cheddar cheese. Season with cumin, salt, pepper, and chili powder.
  7. Stir for 2-3 minutes or until the cheese melts.
  8. Now add in the shredded chicken and stir to combine.
  9. Lightly spray the 9X13 baking pan with cooking oil and layer the chicken and cheese mixture we just made.
  10. Now layer the cauliflower mash on the top of it then with the enchilada sauce and 1 cup of shredded cheddar.
  11. Place on the preheated oven and bake for 15-20 minutes or until hot and bubbly and the cheese completely melts.
  12. Remove from the oven and allow it to sit for 5-10 minutes to completely cool before slicing.
  13. Garnish with cilantro and sour cream if desired.

Tags

Cuisines
Mexican
Occasions
Thanksgiving
New Year's Eve
Courses
Main Course
Dinner
Cooking
Baking
Diet
Keto
Allergy
gluten free
egg free
soy free
wheat free
seafood free
treenut free
sesame free
mustard free

Nutrition

Calories

392 cal

Fat

25 g

Carbs

9 g

Protein

32 g
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