Chicken and Bean Tortilla Casserole

Chicken And Bean Tortilla Casserole Recipe

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Raven Higheagle



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3 Hr
20 Min
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4 c
1 lb
pinto beans, dried or 4 (15oz) cans of pinto beans
1/2 c
onions, finely chopped
garlic cloves
chile, fresh and finely chopped
1/2 tsp
chicken bouillon
1/8 tsp
1/2 c
vegetable oil
1/2 c
cooked skinless boneless chicken breasts, diced
1/2 c
sour cream
1/2 c
monterey jack cheese, grated
1/4 c
green onions, chopped with tops
2 can(s)
of chipolte chilis in adobo sauce

How to Make Chicken and Bean Tortilla Casserole


  • 1Four 15 ounce cans of pinto beans may be substituted for the water and you should use 1/3 to 1/2 cup of canned chipotle chiles in adobo.
  • 2Tortillas should be 8-inches in diameter and be warmed.
  • 3Mix water, beans, chopped onion and garlic in 4-quart dutch oven.
  • 4Heat to boiling; reduce heat and simmer uncovered until beans are tender, about 3 hours adding water if necessary.
  • 5Place half the beans, 1/2 cup of bean liquid, the chipotle chiles, bouillon (dry) and cumin in food processor work bowl fitted with steel blade or in blender container.
  • 6Cover and process until smooth; pour into large bowl.
  • 7Place remaining beans with just enough liquid to cover in workbowl and cover and process until smooth; add to bean mixture in bowl.
  • 8Heat oil in 10-inch skillet until hot; stir in bean mixture.
  • 9Cook uncovered, stirring frequently, until mixture is consistency of cake batter.
  • 10Heat oven to 350 degrees.
  • 11Spoon scan 1/4 cup chicken onto half of each tortilla; fold tortillas into halves.
  • 12Arrange in greased 3-quart round shallow casserole or rectangular baking dish 13 X 9 X 2-inches; spoon bean mixture over tortillas.
  • 13Top with sour cream, cheese and green onions.
  • 14Bake uncovered until hot and bubbly, 15 to 20 minutes.

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About Chicken and Bean Tortilla Casserole

Course/Dish: Chicken, Casseroles
Main Ingredient: Beans/Legumes
Regional Style: Southwestern
Other Tag: Heirloom

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