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Mexican Chicken Casserole Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Nixie Gagne
Added: Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
12 oz boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite-size pieces
1 t taco seasoning
1 red or green bell pepper, seeded and chopped
1 1/2 cups prepared salsa
2 oz cream cheese
1 15 oz can black beans, drained and rinsed
1 tomato, chopped or 1 can of diced tomatoes
2 6 inch whole wheat tortillas
1/2 cup shredded Mexican cheese

Directions:
Directions:
1. Preheat oven to 375 F. Warm a large nonstick skillet over medium heat; mist with cooking spray. Add chicken and taco seasoning and cook, stirring for 2 minutes. Add bell peppers and cook for 2 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in salsa; cook for 2 minutes. Add cream cheese; cook, stirring constantly, until melted and blended, about 2 minutes. Stir in beans and tomato.

2. Spoon 1/3 of chicken mixture into an 8- inch square baking dish. Cover with 1 tortilla, then spoon in 1/2 of remaining chicken mixture and 1/2 of cheese. Top with remaining tortilla and chicken mixture.

3. Cover and bake until heated through, about 20 minutes. Uncover and sprinkle with remaining cheese. Bake, uncovered, until cheese has melted, about 5 minutes longer. Serve hot.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
10 min. Bake 25 min

 

 

 

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