Easy Cheesy Chicken Enchilada Bake

Velma Green


I have made this a few times and it is always a big hit. The best part is that it is really easy to make!!

★★★★★ 2 votes
20 Min
25 Min


1-2 box
old elpaso enchaladas kit
1-3 lb
ground chicken or 1-2 rotisserie chickens (all of the meat)
1 pkg
mexican blend shredded cheese
1 can(s)
sliced olives
2-4 medium
flour tortillas
1 medium
onion chopped
1-2 Tbsp
cooking spray
1 1/2 tsp
onion powder
1 1/2 tsp
minced garlic
1 tsp
1 tsp
1 1/2 tsp
garlic powder


1Cook the ground chicken or bone the chicken and add the seasonings, onion and 1-2 pouches of the enchilada sauce, then follow the cooking instructions on the box for preparing the filling. And cook all together.
2Spray 9x13 inch baking dish with the cooking spray and cover the bottom of the dish with 2 medium tortillas. Spoon chicken filling over the tortillas, layer the cheese and olives. Then layer 4 small tortillas (from enchilada kit) on top and repeat 2 more times. save some cheese and olives for the topping.
3For the final layer after adding the last of the chicken tuck the last 2 medium tortialls in around the the inside edge of the baking dish and top with the remaining pouches of enchilada sauce and then top with the remaining cheese and olives.
4Bake at 400 degrees for 25-30 minutes


About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken, Tacos & Burritos
Regional Style: Mexican
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy