Chicken Chili Enchilada Casserole

Goldie Barnhart

By
@LUVBKG

Some days I feel the need to cook some thing different. I know I can't compare to my brothers south western cooking but I try. So this Chicken chili Enchilada Casserole hits the spot on cool chilly days. Served with a spicy bean & rice side dish and a toss salad we have all the comforts of the Southwestern flair!


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Serves:

8

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

1 Hr 45 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

2 c
rotisserie chicken, shredded
18-20
6 inch, corn tortillas cut into quarters
1
20 oz. can green chili enchilada sauce
4 Tbsp
salsa verde/ may add more to taste
1 medium
spanish onion, cut in half and sliced
1 clove
garlic, grated
1/2
green bell peper, sliced
1/2
red bell pepper, sliced
1
jalapeno, diced
1/2 to 1 pkg
old el paso, taco seasoning
1 pkg
shredded monterey cheese
1 pkg
shredded pepper jack cheese
1
8 oz. container reduced fat sour cream
2 to 3 Tbsp
olive oil

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350ยบ
Empty the cheeses into a bowl and combine. Now open the cans of sauce. Lightly grease a medium size baking dish.
2
Prep the vegetables. Place the vegetable in a heated fry pan with olive oil. Now fry until the onions & peppers are slightly tender then add the taco seasoning a little at a time and stir to mix. Turn off heat and add the chicken, Salsa Verde and sour cream. Taste the mixture to see if you need more taco seasoning.
3
In a prepared casserole, add a light layer of green chili enchilada sauce, layer of corn tortillas, a layer of chicken vegetable mix. layer of cheese, a layer thin layer of green chili enchilada sauce and layer of corn tortillas and ect. ending with corn tortillas.
4
Coat remaining layer of corn tortillas with the green chili enchilada sauce. Place tooth pics in and around the top of the casserole then cover with aluminum foil. Bake 1 hour 15 minutes. Uncover pull out toothpicks and sprinkle with remaining cheese.
Bake another 20 to 30 minutes or until the cheese is melted and browned.
5
Cool for 15 minutes. Cut and serve.
6
NOTE: If the bottom of your casserole looks wet bake additional 15 minutes before adding the last of the cheese and baking again.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Mexican