Verde Mexican Chicken “lasagna”

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READY IN: 30mins
SERVES: 4-6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Chop cilantro. Soften cream cheese. Microwave on HIGH 30-45 seconds or until very soft. Mix cilantro into cream cheese, add Cumin.
  • Put 2/3 cup of the enchilada sauce over bottom of small casserole pan (8x8 or so).
  • Pour remaining enchilada sauce into a large shallow bowl for dipping.
  • To assemble lasagna, dip four tortillas into enchilada sauce in bowl and arrange over sauce in casserole dish, overlapping as necessary. Scoop half of the cream cheese mixture over tortillas, dropping by teaspoon evenly arranged.
  • Top with half of the chicken, onion, corn, spinach, green chilis and cheese.
  • Repeat layers one time. (see below).
  • Dip remaining four tortillas into sauce and arrange over top layer. Pour remaining enchilada sauce over lasagna and sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup Monterey Jack cheese.
  • Microwave, covered, on HIGH 12-15 minutes or until center is hot. Let stand 5 minutes.
  • Layers from bottom up:
  • Sauce, Tortillas (dipped), Cream Cheese/Cilantro, Onion, Chicken, Corn, Spinach, Green Chili's, Cheese.
  • REPEAT.
  • Yield: 4-6 servings.
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