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Mexican Casserole Recipe

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


Submitted by beecee1963

Makes 6 servings



Chicken breast simmered with a spicy black bean and corn mixture, then topped with cheese and tortilla chip crumbs and baked. A simple, kid friendly weekday casserole with a Mexican flair.

Recipe Ingredients for Mexican Casserole

2 tbsp Vegetable Oil
1 lb chicken breast, boneless, skinless, cubed
1 1/4 ounce taco seasoning mix, (1/2 package)
15 ounce can black beans, rinxed and drained
8 ounces kernel corn, frozen
1/4 cup salsa
1 cup Mexican Style Shredded Cheese
4 ounces (1.5 cups) tortilla chips, crushed

Recipe Directions for Mexican Casserole

  1. In a large skillet over medium high heat, saute chicken in oil until cooked through and no longer pink inside. Add taco seasoning, beans, corn, salsa and a little water to prevent drying out. Cover skillet and simmer over medium low heat for 10 minutes.

  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

  3. Transfer chicken mixture to a 9x13 inch baking dish. Top with 1/2 cup of the cheese and crushed tortilla chips.

  4. Bake in the preheated oven for 15 minutes. Add remaining 1/2 cup cheese and bake until cheese is melted and bubbly.

Categories

Beans, Cheese, Chicken, Main Dish, Mexican, Bake

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 243.3g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
417
Calories from Fat
127
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
14.1g
22%
Saturated Fat
5.1g
26%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
81mg
27%
Sodium
1181mg
49%
Potassium
328mg
9%
Total Carbohydrates
36.2g
12%
Dietary Fiber
3.5g
14%
Sugars
1.6g
Protein
32.9g
Vitamin A 8% Vitamin C 5%
Calcium 19% 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
  • Low in sugar
  • High in niacin
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
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