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Chicken Enchilada Casserole has all the Mexican flavors of the enchilada minus the long prep time! #chicken #casserole #chickencasserole #chickenenchilada #sweetandsavorymeals
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Chicken Enchilada Casserole

Chicken Enchilada Casserole has all the Mexican flavors of the enchilada minus the long prep time! It is a hearty and savory dish that makes delicious leftovers!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Mexican
Keyword Chicken Enchilada Casserole
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 9 servings
Calories 408kcal
Author Catalina Castravet

Ingredients

  • 12 small tortillas cut into halves - corn or flour
  • 3 cups cooked and shredded chicken breast
  • 3 cups cheddar cheese shredded
  • 2 15- ounce cans pinto beans rinsed and drained
  • 4 ounce can diced green chiles
  • 8 ounce can whole kernel corn drained
  • 3 cups red enchilada sauce store-bought or homemade
  • Cooking spray

Garnishes:

  • Olives
  • Sour cream
  • Red onions
  • Cilantro
  • Green onions
  • Avocado
  • Tomatoes

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Coat a 9x13 inch baking dish with cooking spray and set aside.
  • In a medium bowl mix green chiles with beans and corn.
  • Spread 1/2 cup of enchilada sauce over the bottom of the baking dish. Layer 6 halves of tortillas over the sauce so that the bottom of the pan is covered.
  • Layer 1/3 of the chicken, 1/3 of the bean and chile mix, 2/3 cup of the cheese and 1/2 cup of enchilada sauce over the tortillas.
  • Place the second layer of tortillas on top and layer 1/3 of the chicken, 1/3 of the bean mix, 2/3 cup of the cheese and 1/2 cup enchilada sauce over the tortillas.
  • Repeat this process one more time for the third layer.
  • Place the remaining tortilla halves on top and spread the remaining enchilada sauce over the tortillas.
  • Sprinkle the remaining 1/2 cup cheese over the top.
  • Cover with foil that's been sprayed with cooking spray and bake for 30 minutes. Uncover and bake for an additional 5-10 minutes or until cheese is melted and browned.
  • Let sit for 10 minutes to firm up, then top with preferred garnishes and serve.

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Nutrition

Calories: 408kcal | Carbohydrates: 51g | Protein: 35g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 48mg | Sodium: 841mg | Potassium: 378mg | Fiber: 10g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 621IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 297mg | Iron: 4mg