King Ranch Casserole Recipe

The King Ranch is the largest in Texas and it is from where this casserole dish hails.

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How To Make King Ranch Casserole

The familiar combination of chicken meat, tomatoes, green chilies, creamy soup, and corn tortillas makes this dish a must-have on family dinner and gatherings.

Prep: 25 mins
Cook: 35 mins
Total: 1 hr


  • 10 ½ oz cream of mushroom
  • 10 ½ oz cream of chicken soup
  • 10 oz tomatoes and green chilies
  • 4 ½ oz green chilies, drained, chopped
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 18 6 inch corn tortillas, cut into quarters
  • 2 cups chicken meat, diced, fresh cooked
  • 4 cups Colby-jack cheese, shredded


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

  2. In a large bowl soak the tortillas in the broth for 2 minutes.

  3. Remove the tortillas to a plate and set aside.

  4. Add the soups, tomatoes, and green chilies to the broth.

  5. Mix well.

  6. Grease a 13x9x2-inch baking dish.

  7. Layer ⅓ of the tortillas, ⅓ of the sauce, and half of the chicken.

  8. Repeat twice, ending with tortillas, sauce, and cheese.

  9. Cover with foil and bake at 350 degrees F for 45 minutes.

  10. Remove cover and bake an additional 5 to 10 minutes.

  11. Serve with sour cream and chives as garnish.


  • Sugar: 3g
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  • Calcium: 516mg
  • Calories: 518kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 35g
  • Cholesterol: 89mg
  • Fat: 30g
  • Fiber: 5g
  • Iron: 2mg
  • Potassium: 442mg
  • Protein: 27g
  • Saturated Fat: 16g
  • Sodium: 1240mg
  • Vitamin A: 1058IU
  • Vitamin C: 11mg
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