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Easy Chicken Enchilada Casserole Recipe

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This recipe for Chicken Enchilada Casserole has all the great flavors of our favorite enchiladas, but it is in a casserole form, which is super easy to toss together!

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Chicken Enchilada Casserole Recipe

Chicken Enchiladas are one of my family’s favorite foods to eat! They don’t take too much time to make, but lazy me found a way to make them even easier – without even rolling the tortillas!

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Similar to how you’d make a lasagna, this chicken enchilada casserole is a stacked variation of the classic combination of chicken, sauce, tortillas and cheese.

Chicken Enchilada Casserole

Next time you don’t feel like rolling your enchiladas, try this delicious variation!

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Easy Chicken Enchilada Casserole

Easy Chicken Enchilada Casserole

This recipe for Chicken Enchilada Casserole has all the great flavors of our favorite enchiladas, but it is in a casserole form, which is super easy to toss together!
Course Main Course
Cuisine spanish
Keyword enchiladas
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 350 kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 can of red enchilada sauce I like Rosarita brand
  • 9 corn tortillas
  • 2 cups chicken cooked and shredded
  • 2 cups Mexican blend shredded cheese
  • 1/2 cup lettuce shredded
  • 1/2 cup diced tomatoes

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. Spread 1/4 cup of enchilada sauce on bottom of an 8 or 9 inch square pan.
  3. In a shallow dish, pour remaining sauce. Dip 3 tortillas into sauce and place in baking dish, overlapping as needed.
  4. Top with 1/2 the chicken and 1/2 cup of cheese.
  5. Top with 3 more dipped tortillas, then the remaining chicken and 1/2 cup of cheese.
  6. Dip the 3 remaining tortillas into sauce, and place on top.
  7. Spread with remaining enchilada sauce.
  8. Bake for 25 minutes, then top with remaining cheese.
  9. Bake for 5 minutes or until cheese melts.
  10. Garnish with lettuce and tomatoes.
  11. Serve and Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Use flour tortillas cut into strips and a 13x9 casserole pan for bigger portions.

Easy Chicken Enchilada Casserole

This recipe for Chicken Enchilada Casserole has all the great flavors of our favorite enchiladas, but it is in a casserole form, which is super easy to toss together! #chicken #chickenenchiladas #easyenchiladas #enchikadacasserole

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