Heavenly Chicken Enchilada Casserole Recipe

Bake up a Mexican-inspired dish that is sure to satisfy the whole family.

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How To Make Heavenly Chicken Enchilada Casserole

This creamy enchilada is made flavorful by a handful of flavors: from sour cream to chili peppers, we guarantee that this is going to be a dish to remember.

Prep: 15 mins
Cook: 30 mins
Total: 45 mins
Serves:

Ingredients

  • 6 chicken breasts
  • 2 cups fresh mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 medium onion , 1 1/4 cup (chopped)
  • ½ cup bell pepper, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp. jalapeno pepper, minced
  • 4 oz green chilies, chopped
  • ¼ cup milk
  • 3 Tbsp. all-purpose flour
  • 1 ½ cup water
  • ¾ tsp. chili powder
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. ground cumin
  • ¼ tsp. pepper
  • 8 corn tortillas
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese, shredded
  • ½ cup tomato, chopped and unpeeled
  • ¼ cup sour cream

Instructions

  1. Cook chicken and dice, set aside. Sauté mushrooms, onion, bell pepper, & minced jalapeno pepper until tender.
  2. Remove skillet from heat; stir in chicken and green chilies.
  3. Set aside. Combine milk and flour in a small saucepan.
  4. Gradually stir in water; place on medium heat-cook & stir until thick & bubbly.
  5. Stir in chili powder, salt, cumin, & pepper.
  6. Add to chicken mixture and set aside.
  7. Wrap tortillas in damp paper towels & then in foil & bake at 350 degrees for 10 min.
  8. Arrange half of the tortillas in a 12x8x2 dish.
  9. Top with half of chicken mixture.
  10. Repeat with rest of tortillas and chicken mixture.
  11. Cover and bake at 350 degrees for 25 min.
  12. Uncover and sprinkle with cheese; let stand 10 min.
  13. Top serving with tomato and sour cream.
  14. Garnish with additional jalapeno pepper slices.

Nutrition

  • Sugar: 4g
  • :
  • Calcium: 209mg
  • Calories: 491kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 28g
  • Cholesterol: 170mg
  • Fat: 16g
  • Fiber: 4g
  • Iron: 2mg
  • Potassium: 1170mg
  • Protein: 58g
  • Saturated Fat: 7g
  • Sodium: 646mg
  • Vitamin A: 1061IU
  • Vitamin C: 30mg
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