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easy cheesy chicken enchilada bake

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Velma Green
Buffalo, NY

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 ratings)
yield 4 -8
prep time 20 Min
cook time 25 Min

Ingredients For easy cheesy chicken enchilada bake

  • 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
    sliced olives
  • 2-4 md
    flour tortillas
  • 1 md
    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

  • 1
    Cook 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.
  • 2
    Spray 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.
  • 3
    For 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.
  • 4
    Bake at 400 degrees for 25-30 minutes Enjoy!!

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