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

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


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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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