Healthy southwest chicken casserole

Healthy Southwest Chicken Casserole

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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

How to Make Healthy southwest chicken casserole

Step-by-Step

  1. Heat 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.
  2. Add 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.
  3. Spread 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.

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About Healthy southwest chicken casserole

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




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