Monday, January 21, 2013

chicken enchilada bake

YUM! if you like enchiladas, this is the dish for you!
it is just a different, easier way to make them..
by layering instead of individually wrapping! we loved it.

chicken enchilada bake

  • 7-8 large flour tortillas
  • 2 1/2 cups cooked and shredded chicken
  • 1 1/2 cup salsa
  • 1 can black beans
  • 1 cup frozen corn
  • 1 tsp. cumin {optional}
  • 1 {8 oz} bag shredded Mexican cheese
  • 1 {10 oz} can red enchilada sauce
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 can cream of chicken

  1. preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. spray a 9x13 pan with cooking spray.
  3. in a large bowl, combine cooked and shredded chicken, salsa, black beans, corn, & cumin. stir until evenly mixed.
  4. layer 2 tortillas on the bottom of greased pan. you can trim 1 tortilla to fit the gaps left by the two tortillas on each level.
  5. place half of the chicken mixture on top of tortillas and evenly spread across.
  6. top with about 1/2-2/3 cup shredded cheese (about 1/3 of the bag) and evenly spread/sprinkle across the chicken mixture. 
  7. next pour 1/3 of enchilada sauce evenly over cheese.
  8. repeat layers of tortilla, chicken mixture, cheese and enchilada sauce) then top with one last layer of tortillas. evenly spread remaining enchilada sauce over the top level of tortillas.
  9. in a small bowl, combine sour cream and 1/2 can cream of chicken soup. stir together completely. evenly spread over the top tortilla layer.
  10. sprinkle with remaining cheese.
  11. cover with foil and bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes covered, then remove foil and bake for an addition 5-10 minutes or until cheese is completely melted and casserole is heated through.


  1. Yum yum yum! If I lived near you I think I'd be over for dinner every night ;)

  2. OK I need to add some new dishes to my repertoire and I will be snooping through your recipes!

    xx Kelly

  3. WOW looks so good! I am trying this ASAP! Love all the recipes you share!


  4. Yummy! looks delicious!Thanks for the recipe

  5. That looks super yummy, i think we will have to try it!

    Since visiting Austin, Mexican food is my favourite.


  6. looks amazing!! Thanks for sharing!! =)

  7. This looks delicious! I can't wait to try it out!

    Love from South Africa

  8. Yum! Can't go wrong with melted cheese - ever :-)


  9. YUM! Looks delicious! You should do a giveaway of these haha :) (Seriously!)

  10. Wow this looks so good!! Thanks for sharing the recipe. My boyfriend's mother is always wanting me to cook for her-because I have yet to do it. I love cooking but his mom is a super picky eater and I want to impress her! So I'm on the hunt for the perfect recipe! :)



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