Easy Chicken Enchilada Casserole is packed with layers of tasty ingredients. Treat your family to this delicious meal and it'll quickly become a fan favorite!
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Chicken Enchilada Casserole

This easy Chicken Enchilada Casserole is layers of tasty ingredients. Treat your family to this delicious meal and it'll quickly become a fan favorite!
Course Dinner
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword casserole, chicken
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 55 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings 10
Calories 428kcal
Author Kat Jeter & Melinda Caldwell

Ingredients

  • 2 cups enchilada sauce
  • 8 8-inch flour tortillas
  • 2 lbs chicken shredded
  • ¼ cup taco seasoning
  • ½ cup yellow onion diced
  • 12 ounces cheddar cheese shredded

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Place shredded chicken, onions, taco seasoning and a ¼ cup of water into a skillet and cook over medium-high heat for 5 minutes until the liquid has mostly disappeared.
  • In a greased, 11x9 casserole dish add a ½ cup of the enchilada sauce to the bottom and then place two tortillas on top of it so that they cover the bottom of the dish.
  • Place 1/3 of the chicken on top of the tortillas, followed by ½ cup of the enchilada sauce, and 1 cup of cheese.
  • Repeat steps to create two more layers.
  • Place the final two tortillas on top and pour remaining enchilada sauce over it followed by cheese.
  • Cover with aluminum foil and bake for 30 minutes.

Nutrition

Calories: 428kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 28g | Fat: 27g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 104mg | Sodium: 926mg | Potassium: 253mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 870IU | Vitamin C: 3.4mg | Calcium: 283mg | Iron: 2.2mg