Layered Chicken and Black Bean Enchilada Casserole Recipe

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Submitted by mfkellam

Makes 8 servings



Layers of sauce and tortillas mingle with a seasoned chicken and black bean mixture. This is a delicious and easy recipe best served with a side of Spanish rice. You may wish to substitute low fat sour cream."

Recipe Ingredients for Layered Chicken and Black Bean Enchilada Casserole

2 cups boneless skinless chicken breast
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon ground coriander
2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
15 ounce black beans, rinsed and drained
4 1/2 ounces green chile peppers, drained
10 ounce red enchilada sauce
8 corn tortillas
12 ounces 2% Mexican blend cheese
8 ounce light sour cream

Recipe Directions for Layered Chicken and Black Bean Enchilada Casserole

  1. 1.Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).

  2. 2.Heat a large skillet over medium heat, and spray with vegetable cooking spray. Saute chicken with cumin and coriander until chicken is cooked through. Transfer to a medium bowl. Stir in the cilantro, black beans, and green chile peppers.

  3. 3.Spread half of the enchilada sauce over the bottom of an 11x7 inch baking dish. Place 4 tortillas over the sauce, overlapping if necessary. Spoon half of the chicken mixture over the tortillas, and sprinkle with half of the cheese and half of the sour cream. Spoon the remaining enchilada sauce over the cheese, and make another layer of tortillas. Layer the remaining chicken mixture over the tortillas. Cover dish with a lid or aluminum foil.

  4. 4.Bake for 30 minutes in the preheated oven. Remove the cover, and sprinkle the remaining cheese over the top and dot with sour cream. Continue cooking, uncovered, for an additional 5 to 10 minutes, or until cheese melts. Let stand 10 minutes before serving.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 234.8g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
494
Calories from Fat
176
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
19.6g
30%
Saturated Fat
10.0g
50%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
74mg
25%
Sodium
641mg
27%
Potassium
963mg
28%
Total Carbohydrates
48.3g
16%
Dietary Fiber
9.9g
40%
Sugars
1.8g
Protein
34.7g
Vitamin A 30% Vitamin C 11%
Calcium 74% Iron 19%
* 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
  • Low in sugar
  • High in calcium
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