Mexican Chicken Lasagna Recipe

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


Submitted by tawnyad

Makes 12 servings



This is kind of like an enchilada casserole with white cheese and green chili sauce. It is very mild, and yummy. It feeds a crowd!

Recipe Ingredients for Mexican Chicken Lasagna

6 ounces cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup chicken broth, warm
1 medium onion, chopped
4 ounces monterey jack cheese, shreeded
8 green onions, chopped
8 ounces cheddar cheese or mexican cheese blend, shreeded
8 ounces sour cream
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/4 cup butter
4 ounces green chilies,drained
3/4 teaspoon cumin
1/2 teaspoon cilantro
1/8 teaspoon thyme
3 cups chicken breast, cooked and shreaded
1/8 teaspoon ground pepper
12 (flour) tortillas, cut in half
2 tablespoons flour

Recipe Directions for Mexican Chicken Lasagna

  1. In a mixing bowl combine cream cheese, onions, 1 1/2 cup of Mexican cheese blend, garlic, 1/4 teaspoon cumin and cilantro. Stir in chicken set aside.

  2. In a saucepan melt butter. Stir in flour until smooth. Gradually add broth. Bring to a boil, cook and sir for 2 minutes or until thick. remove from heat. Stir in Monterey Jack cheese, sour cream, chilies, thyme, pepper and 1/2 teaspoon cumin.

  3. Spread 1/2 cup cheese sauce in a greased 13x9x2 inch baking dish. Layer with 6 tortilla halves, 1/3 chicken mixture and 1/4 of cheese sauce.

  4. Repeat layers twice.

  5. Top with remaining tortillas, cheese sauce and Mexican cheese.

  6. Cover and bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes. Uncover and bake for 10 more minutes. Let stand for 5 minutes before serving.

Categories

Chicken, Dairy, Main Dish, Mexican, Advance, Bake

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 165.7g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
392
Calories from Fat
219
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
24.3g
37%
Saturated Fat
13.8g
69%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
92mg
31%
Sodium
354mg
15%
Potassium
430mg
12%
Total Carbohydrates
22.2g
7%
Dietary Fiber
4.4g
18%
Sugars
4.8g
Protein
22.6g
Vitamin A 66% Vitamin C 9%
Calcium 30% Iron 11%
* 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 vitamin A
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
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