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Chicken Tortilla Casserole Recipe

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Chicken Tortilla Casserole Recipe

12 ounces boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite size pieces

1 cup (4 ounce) shredded Cheddar cheese

3/4 cup chopped onion

1 tablespoon butter

1 (15 ounce) can tomato sauce

2 (4 ounce) cans mild chopped green chiles

1 tablespoon chili powder

1 teaspoon cumin

1 cup sour cream

1 1/2 cups (6 ounces) shredded Monterey jack cheese, divided

5 (10 inch) flour tortillas
2 cups whole kernel corn, drained
Lightly grease a 2 quart casserole dish. In a large skillet over medium heat, sauté chicken and onion in butter for 8 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in tomato sauce, chiles, chili powder and cumin. Simmer over low heat for 15 minutes.

Meanwhile, in a medium bowl, combine sour cream, Cheddar cheese and 1 cup of the Monterey jack cheese. Place one tortilla in casserole dish; cover with 1/5 of the chicken mixture, 1/2 cup corn and 1/4 of the sour cream mixture. Repeat layers three more times. On top of last tortilla, place remaining chicken mixture and 1/2 cup Monterey Jack cheese. Bake at 375 degrees F for 35 minutes until light brown and bubbly.

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