Chicken Enchilada Casserole Recipe- Learn Like a Pro

Chicken Enchilada Casserole Recipe- Learn Like a Pro:-This wonderful Chicken Enchilada Casserole recipe will allow you to indulge in the opulent flavors that are characteristic of Mexican cuisine. The combination of delicate chicken, delicious enchilada sauce, gooey cheese, and fragrant seasonings makes this recipe ideal for either dinners with the family or get-togethers with friends.

Chicken Enchilada Casserole Recipe- Learn Like a Pro

 

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Not only does it have an incredible flavor, but it is also loaded with nutrients, providing a healthy mix of protein, carbs, and vitamins that are necessary for the digestive system. Let’s get right into the recipe and find out how to cook this dish that is sure to please a large number of people.

 

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Ingredients:

  • 2 cups cooked shredded chicken breast
  • 1 can (10 oz) red enchilada sauce
  • 1 can (4 oz) diced green chilies
  • 1 cup corn kernels (fresh, frozen, or canned)
  • 1 cup black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 cup diced bell peppers (assorted colors)
  • 1 cup diced onions
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 8 corn tortillas
  • 1 cup shredded Mexican blend cheese
  • Fresh cilantro, chopped, for garnish
  • Avocado slices, for serving (optional)
  • Greek yogurt or sour cream, for serving (optional)

 

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Instructions:

  • Preheat your oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit (190 degrees Celsius). Using cooking spray, lightly butter a baking dish that measures 9 inches by 13 inches.
  • Combine the shredded chicken, diced onions, diced bell peppers, corn kernels, black beans, diced green chilies, ground cumin, chili powder, garlic powder, salt, and pepper in a large mixing bowl.

 

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  • Mix until everything is evenly distributed. Mix thoroughly to ensure that the spices are uniformly distributed throughout the ingredients and that they are coated.
  • Half of the enchilada sauce should be poured into the bottom of the baking dish that has been prepared, and it should be spread out evenly so that it covers the bottom.

 

  • Place one half of the corn tortillas on top of the sauce, making sure to overlap them slightly so that they cover the bottom of the dish evenly.
  • Place a portion of the chicken and vegetable mixture on each tortilla, making sure to spread it out equally after each spoonful.

 

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  • A portion of the shredded cheese should be sprinkled over the chicken mixture, making sure that it covers the entire layer evenly.
  • Using the remaining tortillas, chicken mixture, and shredded cheese, repeat the layering process and repeat the process.

 

  • Sprinkle the remaining enchilada sauce over the top layer of cheese, making sure to distribute it evenly across the surface.
  • After covering the baking dish with aluminum foil, place it in an oven that has been warmed and bake it for twenty minutes.

 

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  • The cheese should be melted and bubbly after 20 minutes, at which point the foil should be removed and the baking process should be continued for an additional 10 minutes.
  • Immediately after the casserole has finished cooking, take it out of the oven and allow it to cool for a few minutes before serving.
  • A garnish of chopped cilantro is recommended, and if wanted, avocado slices and Greek yogurt or sour cream should be served alongside the dish.

 

Nutritional Information (per serving):

  • Calories: 350
  • Total Fat: 12g
  • Saturated Fat: 5g
  • Cholesterol: 65mg
  • Sodium: 750mg
  • Total Carbohydrates: 35g
  • Dietary Fiber: 6g
  • Sugars: 4g
  • Protein: 25g

 

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