Southwestern Cabbage Rolls
16 large cabbage leaves 4 skinned and boned chicken breast halves, cut into 1-inch cubes 3 garlic cloves, minced 1 medium onion, diced 1/2 teaspoon pepper 1/4 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded Mexican cheese blend, divided 1 (10 1/2-ounce) can condensed cream of mushroom soup, undiluted 1/2 cup sour cream 1 (4.5-ounce) can chopped green chiles, drained 1 (15-ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained 1 (11-ounce) can whole kernel corn, drained 1/3 cup chopped fresh cilantro 1 tablespoon chili powder 1 (15-ounce) can tomato sauce 1 (11.5-ounce) jar medium garden salsa
Bring cabbage leaves and water to cover to a boil in a medium saucepan; cook 3 to 5 minutes or until tender; drain and set aside. Saut� cubed chicken and next 4 ingredients in hot oil in a large skillet 7 to 8 minutes or until chicken is done. Remove from heat. Stir in 1 cup cheese, soup, and next 6 ingredients.
Spoon chicken mixture evenly down center of cabbage leaves. Fold opposite sides over filling; roll up, beginning at an open end. Place, seam side down, in a lightly greased 13- x 9-inch baking dish.
Bake, covered, at 350� for 20 minutes. Remove from oven.
Stir together tomato sauce and salsa; spoon over cabbage rolls. Top with remaining 1 cup cheese, and bake, uncovered, 8 to 10 more minutes or until cheese melts.
Yield: 8 to 10 servings
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