Easy Chicken Enchilada Casserole
This "Easy Chicken Enchilada Casserole" is so delicious and simple to make. It's a one dish recipe great for a potluck, get together or Super Bowl party, and it's a recipe that is a definite crowd pleaser.
Casseroles are so convenient and easy to serve. They are a warm and comforting food, perfect for families. This recipe is kid friendly and one that you can easily prepare in advance. A tip for making this recipe is you can use leftover chicken or turkey, or for a real shortcut you can start with a rotisserie chicken from your grocery store. Some of the ingredients you will need for this easy chicken enchilada casserole recipe include diced cooked chicken, shredded Monterey Jack cheese blend, chopped green chilies, flour tortillas, refried beans and enchilada sauce. To start preheat your oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Spray a 13 by 9 inch glass baking dish with cooking spray. In medium bowl, mix chicken, 1Ĺ cups of the cheese, and the chilies. Place a few spoonfuls of enchilada sauce in the bottom of the baking dish. Layer some tortillas in baking dish, overlapping as necessary and placing slightly up sides of dish. (Tip: cut the third tortilla in half to make it fit better.) Spread about half of the beans over tortillas. Top with about half of the chicken mixture and half of the enchilada sauce. Layer with 3 more tortillas and remaining beans and chicken mixture. Place remaining 2 tortillas over chicken mixture, overlapping slightly.
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