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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 papadave65

Makes 10 servings



Bake up a Mexican-inspired dish that is sure to satisfy the whole family.

Recipe Ingredients for Chicken Enchilada Casserole

36 oz chicken breasts
2 c. sliced fresh mushrooms
1 1/4 c. chopped onion (1 medium)
1/2 c. chopped bell pepper
2 tbs. minced jalapeno pepper
4 oz chopped green chilies
1/4 c. milk
3 tbs. all-purpose flour
1 1/2 c. water
3/4 tsp. chili powder
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. ground cumin
1/4 tsp. pepper
8 corn tortillas
1 c. shredded cheddar cheese
1/2 c. Italian Style Chopped Tomatoes
1/4 c. sour cream

Recipe Directions for Chicken Enchilada Casserole

  1. Cook chicken and dice, set aside. Sauté mushrooms, onion, bell pepper, & minced jalapeno pepper until tender. Remove skillet from heat; stir in chicken and green chilies. Set aside. Combine milk and flour in a small saucepan. Gradually stir in water; place on medium heat-cook & stir until thick & bubbly. Stir in chili powder, salt, cumin, & pepper. Add to chicken mixture and set aside. Wrap tortillas in damp paper towels & then in foil & bake at 350 degrees for 10 min. Arrange half of the tortillas in a 12x8x2 dish. Top with half of chicken mixture. Repeat with rest of tortillas and chicken mixture. Cover and bake at 350 degrees for 25 min. Uncover and sprinkle with cheese; let stand 10 min. Top serving with tomato and sour cream. Garnish with additional jalapeno pepper slices.

  2. Yield: 6 Servings

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 242.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
359
Calories from Fat
128
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
14.2g
22%
Saturated Fat
5.5g
28%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
106mg
35%
Sodium
331mg
14%
Potassium
611mg
17%
Total Carbohydrates
22.0g
7%
Dietary Fiber
5.2g
21%
Sugars
6.8g
Protein
36.1g
Vitamin A 70% Vitamin C 21%
Calcium 14% Iron 15%
* 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
B+
  Good points
  • High in niacin
  • High in selenium
  • High in vitamin A
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