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Mexican Chicken Casserole April 29, 2011

Filed under: Main Dishes & Sandwiches — lowfatdiva @ 12:39 pm

Mexican Chicken Casserole


1 cup chopped onion

1 tsp. ground cumin
1 cup corn

12 corn Banderita tortillas
½ cup diced red pepper

2 cup shredded no fat cheddar cheese/Mozz. cheese
3 cups shredded cooked chicken breast

1 Tlb minced garlic
1 ½ cup of enchilada sauce
2 tsp. chili powder

4 oz can chopped green chilies
Homemade or store purchased salsa

¼ cup chopped cilantro

In a large non stick skillet over medium heat that has been sprayed with Pam add onion, corn and red pepper. Saute until tender. Add the shredded cooked chicken, garlic, chili powder, cilantro and cumin and green chilies. Saute for 2 more minutes. Remove from heat. Spread ½ cup of sauce over bottom of 13 x 9 baking dish that has been coated with Pam. Arrange ½ of the corn tortillas over the sauce. Spoon 2 cups of the chicken mixture evenly over tortillas. Top with 1/2 cup sauce. Sprinkle with 1 cup of the cheeses. Repeat layers starting again with tortillas and ending with remaining cheese. Bake at 350 for about 25 min or until bubbly. Let rest 5 min. before cutting. Serve with no fat sour cream on the side and either homemade salsa or store bought salsa.

So delicious and quite low in fat!

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