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Monday, March 29, 2010

Chicken Enchilada Casserole


Bite this, Cheese Lovers!
Dinner tonight - Fast and Easy! 


Lucious, tasty, cheesy goodness!



The Players!



Finely chop the deli-roasted chicken (I used the white meat).


Puree the green chilies.



Pour into a large sauce pan, add can of cream of chicken soup, heat until hot.  Remove from heat and whisk in the sour cream.  (If using green enchilada sauce add soup and heat the same way). 



Spray casserole dish with cooking spray.  Pour a little sauce into the bottom of the casserole 



Begin the layering by putting torn corn tortillas on top of sauce, 



Top with more sauce,



Sprinkle with chicken mixture



Repeat until last layer tortillas on top with sauce and remaining one cup of shredded cheddar cheese.


Bake in a pre-heated 375 degree oven for 30 minutes or until nice and bubbly. 



Fast and easy comfort food at it's best.



Just one more bite,  for you kids!

Happy Easting!



The Recipe:


Chicken Enchilada Casserole

2 cups deli-roasted chicken pulled from bone and finely chopped
1 can Healthy Request Cream of Chicken soup
32 ounce can of whole green chilies (or 3 cans of green enchilada sauce)
1 cup sour cream
12 corn tortillas, torn
2 cups cheddar cheese, grated
¼ teaspoon garlic powder
¼ teaspoon red chili powder
½ teaspoon cumin
salt and pepper to taste

Finely chop chicken and put into a bowl.  Add in all the seasonings along with 1 cup of the grated cheddar cheese.

Puree the whole chilies in a blender, then put into a large sauce pan with the can of cream of chicken soup.  Blend and heat until hot.  Remove from heat and whisk in the sour cream (if using green enchilada sauce just add in the soup and heat the same way).

Spray a deep 8” (I used round) casserole dish with cooking spray.   Add a little sauce in the bottom of casserole and begin to layer.  Sauce, torn tortillas to cover surface of dish, chicken mixture and repeat until last layer tortillas on top with sauce and remaining one cup of shredded cheddar cheese.

Bake in a pre-heated 375 degree oven for 30 minutes or until nice and bubbly. 

Happy Eating!

1 comment:

Mary said...

This really looks delicious and, all things considered, it is easy to Your photos are terrific. Have a fabulous day. Blessings...Mary

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