Simply the Best Tex Mex Casserole

READY IN: 30mins
SERVES: 6
YIELD: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F.
  • TO COOK THE FILLING: Preheat a large skillet over medium high heat.
  • Add 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil - twice around the pan.
  • Add chicken and season with chili powder, cumin, red pepper and red onion.
  • Brown the meat, 5 minutes.
  • Add taco sauce or stewed or fire roasted tomatoes.
  • Add black beans and corn.
  • Heat the mixture through, 2 to 3 minutes then season with salt, to your taste.
  • In a separate frying pan cook hash browns according to direction on package. This can be done while you are frying up the meat.
  • Assemble Casserole: Spray a 9x13 pan with non stick stray.
  • Layer half the cooked hash browns in the pan.
  • Build casserole in layers of filling, ½ cheese and the rest of the hash browns, then cheese.
  • Bake casserole 15 minutes until cheese is brown and bubbly.
  • Top with the scallions.
  • *NOTE* You can serve with salsa, sour cream and sliced avocado on the side as additional toppings.
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