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Chicken Enchilada Casserole Recipe

Looking for an easy Chicken Enchilada Casserole recipe? Learn how to make Chicken Enchilada Casserole using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by jaimeleben

Makes 12 servings



From Cooking Light Magazine and MyRecipes.com

Recipe Ingredients for Chicken Enchilada Casserole

1 tablespoon canola oil
1 cup onion
1 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin
1 teaspoon chili powder
1/4 teaspoon garlic salt
1 dash of ground red pepper
31 ounce Great Northern beans, rinsed and drained
2 cups chicken, shredded
1 cup thinly sliced green onions, divided
1/2 cup sliced ripe olives, divided
18 corn tortillas, 6-inch
1 Cooking spray
2 cups reduced-fat 4-cheese Mexican blend cheese, preshredded
2 cups green enchilada sauce
12 tablespoon sour cream, light
1 Cilantro sprigs (optional)

Recipe Directions for Chicken Enchilada Casserole

  1. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add prechopped onion; cook 3 minutes or until tender, stirring frequently. Stir in cumin, chili powder, garlic salt, and pepper; cook 1 minute. Stir in beans; cook 2 minutes. Remove from heat. Add chicken, 1/2 cup green onions, and 7 tablespoons ripe olives; stir well.

  2. Preheat oven to 350.

  3. Layer 6 tortillas on bottom of a 13 x 9-inch baking dish coated with cooking spray. Spread 2 cups chicken mixture over tortillas; sprinkle with 3/4 cup cheese. Repeat layers once. Top with remaining 6 tortillas.

  4. Combine milk, chopped cilantro, and salsa in a blender, and process until smooth. Pour over top of tortillas. Cover and bake at 350 for 35 minutes. Uncover, sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup cheese, remaining 1/2 cup green onions, and remaining 1 tablespoon olives. Bake for 5 minutes or until cheese melts. Serve with sour cream. Garnish with cilantro sprigs, if desired.

Categories

Chicken, Main Dish, Mexican, Bake, Sear

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 232.4g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
469
Calories from Fat
89
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
9.9g
15%
Saturated Fat
3.3g
17%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
34mg
11%
Sodium
472mg
20%
Potassium
1175mg
34%
Total Carbohydrates
68.1g
23%
Dietary Fiber
17.7g
71%
Sugars
4.3g
Protein
31.1g
Vitamin A 8% Vitamin C 12%
Calcium 36% Iron 29%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in phosphorus
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