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    Chicken Enchilada Casserole

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    55 mins

    10 mins

    45 mins

    Kendra*'s Note:

    My DH and I lived in the Azores (a group of Portuguese islands) for two years during his career in the U.S. Air Force. It was quite an experience and we made some really good friends while we were there, but we were sometimes very isolated from our friends and families who lived in the States. This recipe is from a wonderful cook who we met when we lived there. Thanks to Bobbie True! It was very easy to make for a party when the supply planes couldn't get in because of the weather. If you prefer, you can poach some chicken then chop it. But when we couldn't get anything but canned, we had to use what was available! I like to serve this with a green salad or some refried beans and some warm flour tortillas.

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Preheat oven to 375°.
    2. 2
      Grease bottom of a 2 1/2 quart casserole dish.
    3. 3
      Mix together the cans of soup, and the next 5 ingredients.
    4. 4
      Mix the cheeses together. Sometimes I just use some grated Co-Jack (or Mexican) cheese instead of grating each kind separately.
    5. 5
      Soften 3 of the tortillas in hot oil and place in the casserole dish.
    6. 6
      Layer with 2 cans of chicken, 1 can of chiles, half of the onion, half of the soup mixture, and half of the cheese.
    7. 7
      Repeat layers.
    8. 8
      Bake at 375° for 35 - 45 minutes, until cheese is melted and is beginning to brown.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on May 07, 2009

      55

      I made this last night - it turned out great and was well accepted by the family. It's a keeper. I used boiled chicken breasts instead of canned, and a 4 cup package of Mexican shredded cheese (which was a mixture of Monterey Jack and Cheddar) because that's what I had. Next time I will try the Colby. I also did not soften the torillas in oil - most of the time for casseroles I just dip them in hot water, and that seems to soften them enough.

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    Nutritional Facts for Chicken Enchilada Casserole

    Serving Size: 1 (420 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 734.0
     
    Calories from Fat 410
    55%
    Total Fat 45.6 g
    70%
    Saturated Fat 23.1 g
    115%
    Cholesterol 167.1 mg
    55%
    Sodium 1796.2 mg
    74%
    Total Carbohydrate 28.6 g
    9%
    Dietary Fiber 2.8 g
    11%
    Sugars 5.3 g
    21%
    Protein 52.3 g
    104%

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