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Keto Green Enchilada Bake Recipe

Looking for a mouthwatering keto dish that will tantalize your taste buds? Look no further than this Green Enchilada Bake! Picture this: a creamy, cheesy crust topped with seasoned chicken, zesty enchilada sauce, and gooey mozzarella cheese, all baked to perfection. Whether it’s a cozy dinner at home or a potluck with friends, this dish is guaranteed to be a hit.


  • Crust:
    • 4 oz cream cheese, softened
    • 2 eggs
    • 1/2 tsp taco seasoning
    • 8 oz cheddar cheese, shredded
  • Topping:
    • 1 lb shredded or chopped cooked chicken
    • 1 Tbsp taco seasoning
    • 8 1/2 oz green enchilada sauce
    • 4 oz can chopped green chilies
    • 8 oz mozzarella cheese, shredded


  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C). Grease a 9×13 baking dish.
  2. In a mixing bowl, beat or whisk together the softened cream cheese, eggs, and taco seasoning until smooth.
  3. Stir in the shredded cheddar cheese until well combined.
  4. Spread the cheese mixture evenly over the bottom of the greased baking dish.
  5. Bake the crust for 35 minutes until it’s lightly browned but not too dark. Let it stand for 5-10 minutes before adding the toppings.
  6. While the crust is baking, in a skillet, warm the cooked chicken over medium heat. Add taco seasoning, green enchilada sauce, and chopped green chilies. Stir until heated through.
  7. Spread the chicken mixture evenly over the baked crust. Top with shredded mozzarella cheese.
  8. Return the dish to the oven and bake for an additional 20 minutes or until the cheese is hot and bubbly.
  9. Once baked, remove from the oven and let it cool slightly. Serve with your favorite toppings such as sour cream and green onions.

Breakdown of Ingredients and Average Carb Content:

Let’s delve into the carb content of this delectable dish:

  • Cream Cheese: Less than 1g per ounce
  • Eggs: Less than 1g per egg
  • Taco Seasoning: Varies based on brand, typically minimal carbs
  • Cheddar Cheese: Less than 1g per ounce
  • Cooked Chicken: 0g
  • Green Enchilada Sauce: Approximately 2g per ounce
  • Green Chilies: Approximately 1g per ounce
  • Mozzarella Cheese: Less than 1g per ounce

Total estimated carbs for the recipe: Approximately 15g (varies based on specific brands and quantities used).


Say goodbye to boring keto meals and hello to flavor-packed satisfaction with this Green Enchilada Bake! Whether you’re a seasoned keto enthusiast or just starting your low-carb journey, this dish is sure to become a staple in your recipe collection. So, roll up your sleeves, preheat that oven, and get ready to indulge guilt-free in every cheesy, savory bite!

Credit to: ClitteratiCanada

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