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chicken enchilada casserole
Easy Chicken Enchilada Casserole
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
40 mins
 
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
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.

Nutrition Facts
Easy Chicken Enchilada Casserole
Amount Per Serving
Calories 350
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.