Healthy Southwest Chicken Casserole Recipe

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Healthy southwest chicken casserole

sherry monfils

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@smonfils

I love southwestern casseroles but wanted to make it healthier, and this is it. Calories: 224
Fat: 12 grams
Carbs 15 grams


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Serves:
8
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
40 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

12 oz
skinless, boneless chicken breasts, cut into strips
2 tsp
minced garlic
1 tsp
chili powder
2 tsp
canola oil
1
onion, thinly sliced
1
green bell pepper, chopped
1
10 oz pkg frozen, chopped spinach, thawed, squeezed dry
1-1/2 c
favorite salsa
4
6" corn tortillas, torn into pieces
1 c
shredded mexican cheese
1/2 c
cherry tomatoes, chopped
1
advocado, peeled, pitted and chopped

Step-By-Step

1Heat oven to 350. spray a 2-quart casserole dish w/ cooking spray. Spray a lg skillet w/ cooking spray. In bowl, combine chicken, garlic and chili powder, mix to combine.

2Add chicken mix to skillet, over med-high heat. Cook, stirring, for 6 mins. Remove chicken. Add oil to skillet. Add onion and peppers to skillet. Cook, stirring for 5 mins. Stir in spinach.

3Spread 1/2 cup salsa in bottom of casserole dish. Top w/ 1/2 tortilla pieces, 1/2 chicken mix and 1/2 veggie mix. Pour remaining salsa over veggies. Sprinkle w/ some cheese. Repeat layers, except cheese. Bake, covered for 30 mins. Sprinkle w/ remaining cheese. Garnish w/ tomatoes and advocado.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken, Casseroles
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Southwestern
Dietary Needs: Low Fat, Low Carb
Other Tag: Healthy