5-Ingredient Cheesy Chicken Enchilada Casserole Recipe Is So Easy To Make | casseroles

5-Ingredient Cheesy Chicken Enchilada Casserole Recipe Is So Easy to Make

Four ingredients really, if you want to count the two types of cheese as one ingredient. This cheesy chicken enchilada casserole recipe is easy to make and will warm you up.

You could supplement this chicken casserole recipe with sliced ​​avocados, fresh cilantro, chopped jalapenos, sour cream, or guacamole. Try ground beef instead of chicken for a change.

Cuisine: American/Mexican

Prep time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 45 minutes
Total time: 55 minutes
Servings: 6


  • 1 pound boneless chicken breasts, diced
  • 2 cans (10 ounces each) enchilada sauce
  • 6 corn tortillas
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded Monterey Jack cheese

This is how you make it:

  1. Place the chicken and enchilada sauce in a saucepan. Cover and cook gently, stirring often, until chicken is cooked through, about 15 minutes. Remove the chicken to a bowl and shred. (Save the enchilada sauce it cooked in.)
  2. Spread some of the enchilada sauce on the bottom of a Casserole† Top with 2 tortillas, 1/3 of the shredded chicken, 1/3 of the remaining enchilada sauce and 1/3 of the cheese. Top with 2 more tortillas and repeat layers, ending with cheese.
  3. Bake in a preheated 375 degrees F oven for about 30 minutes.

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