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This chicken casserole recipe, layered with tortilla strips, tomato sauce, chicken, and cheddar cheese, has the flavors of Mexico, enjoyed all over the world.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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prep:
20 mins
bake:
45 mins
stand:
10 mins
total:
1 hr 15 mins
Servings:
8
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Combine soup, tomatoes with chiles, sweet pepper, onion, chili powder, and black pepper; set aside.

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  • To assemble, sprinkle about one-third of the tortilla strips over the bottom of an ungreased 13x9x2-inch baking dish or 3-quart rectangular casserole. Layer half of the chicken over tortilla strips; spoon half of soup mixture on top. Sprinkle half of the cheese and another one-third of the tortilla strips over the soup mixture. Layer with remaining chicken, soup mixture, and tortilla strips.

  • Bake, uncovered, in 350 degree F oven about 45 minutes or until bubbly around edges and center is hot. Remove from oven; sprinkle with remaining cheese. Let stand 10 minutes before serving. If desired, top with sliced tomatoes and green onions. Makes 8 servings.

To Tote:

Cover tightly after sprinkling with cheese. Transport in an insulated carrier. If desired, trasnport tomatoes and green onions in an insulated cooler with ice packs.

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About 1 pound boneless chicken breasts will yield 3 cups cubed cooked chicken; 1/2 pound yields about 1-1/2 cups cubed cooked chicken

For 4 Servings:

Prepare using method above, except assemble in an ungreased 2-quart square baking dish. Bake, uncovered, in a 350 degree F oven about 35 minutes or until bubbly around edges and center is hot.

Nutrition Facts

380 calories; fat 16g; cholesterol 83mg; saturated fat 7g; carbohydrates 33g; mono fat 4g; poly fat 2g; insoluble fiber 2g; sugars 2g; protein 27g; vitamin a 680.3IU; vitamin c 13.6mg; thiamin 0.5mg; riboflavin 0.4mg; niacin equivalents 8.1mg; vitamin b6 0.5mg; folate 24.2mcg; vitamin b12 0.4mcg; sodium 702mg; potassium 538mg; calcium 272.6mg; iron 3.4mg.
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