Salsa Verde Chicken Casserole

By Jan Tilley
December 1, 2021
Categories: Entree, Food
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Salsa Verde Chicken Casserole
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Recipe type: Entree
Cuisine: Mexican
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Serves: 6 servings
 
This yummy casserole can easily be thrown together in less than 10 minutes! A 6-ingredient dinner sure to please any palate!
Ingredients
  • 2 cups shredded cooked chicken
  • 4 ounces lite cream cheese
  • 1 ½ cups salsa verde, divided
  • 8 corn tortillas
  • 1 (10 oz.) can Rotel tomatoes, partially drained
  • 1 ½ cups Monterey Jack cheese shreds
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In medium skillet over low heat combine cream cheese, 1 cup of salsa verde and Rotel tomatoes. Let cream cheese melt, then gently stir in chicken and set aside.
  3. Spread remaining ½ cup salsa verde on bottom of a greased 8-inch square baking dish.
  4. Layer with half the tortillas, ½ chicken mixture and ½ cheese. Repeat layers with remaining 4 tortillas, chicken mixture and cheese.
  5. Bake, uncovered, for 20-25 minutes or until bubbly.
  6. Optional: I add a layer of sweet hot jalapenos to make mine extra spicy!
Nutrition Information
Calories: 350 Fat: 16 grams Carbohydrates: 23 grams Sodium: 830 mg Fiber: 2 grams Protein: 26 grams

 

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