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


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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

How to Make Easy Cheesy Chicken Enchilada Bake


  • 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


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About Easy Cheesy Chicken Enchilada Bake

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

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