Chicken Tortilla Casserole California-Style

Recipe by Stewie

A family favorite! I often make it to freeze in portions for my family to take to work (reheats easily in a microwave). I generally make this as low-fat as possible using skim milk, low-fat cheeses, tortillas & soups.

Top Review by puppitypup

Loved the flavor! I used mild diced green chilis rather than the salsa and added sliced olives too. The only thing I would do different next time is to just mix all the ingredients except the cheese for the topping rather than layering. Thanks for a keeper Stewie.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Microwave (or otherwise cook) chicken until tender.
  2. Bone and lay in chunks in a greased large shallow baking dish.
  3. Break up 1 dozen flour tortillas and lay them on top of the chicken.
  4. Mix together the soups, onion, chili, milk and salsa.
  5. Spread this mixture evenly over the top of the chicken and tortillas.
  6. Sprinkle both cheeses on top of the casserole.
  7. You can freeze the casserole at this point if you wish.
  8. Bake the thawed casserole at 350F for 45 minutes.
  9. This also freezes well after it has been cooked.

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