To prepare salsa, combine first 4 ingredients on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray. Broil 20 minutes or until charred, stirring once. Remove from oven; cool slightly. Place tomato mixture in a food processor; add cilantro, lime juice, and pepper. Process until smooth. Set aside.
Preheat oven to 350°.
To prepare casserole, heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Lightly coat pan with cooking spray. Add 1 cup onion, corn, zucchini, and bell pepper; sauté 6 minutes or until tender. Add chicken and next 5 ingredients (through green chiles); sauté 2 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Remove from heat.
Spread 1/2 cup salsa over the bottom of a 13 x 9-inch baking dish coated with cooking spray. Arrange half of tortillas over salsa. Spoon 2 cups chicken mixture evenly over tortillas. Top with 3/4 cup salsa. Sprinkle with 1/2 cup of each cheese. Repeat layers, starting with remaining tortillas and ending with remaining cheeses. Bake at 350° for 25 minutes until bubbly.
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I really like that recipe. It does need a good time for the chopping part but I think it worthy. I used 3 different cheese and I cooked the chicken within an extra condiments to give more flavor to it. Works really well.
Really nice recipe
Glad that it had enough 'hidden' veggies in it so my kids wouldn't really notice. I was short on time, so I used Joe T. Garcia's medium salsa - instead of making my own - and a combo of Colby Jack with peppers and mild cheddar, because I don't like feta. I thought it was definitely good enough to make on a weeknight!
WOW!!!! I absolutely love this recipe. As with each recipe I do, I always want to try it the way it is written then tweak it to my liking. I did omit the zucchini and changed the feta to cheddar. I understand those changes would increase the caloric intake but it was so delish. Superb. This is my "go to" recipe for a quick dinner for the family or party entree for a crowd because I can make it the night before so all the flavors meld into each layer. Another winner to add into my recipe box.
This was just ok. Other reviewers said it needed more heat, so I added a habanero to the salsa, and another to the chicken mixture along with hot chili powder, but it could still use a little more flavor. This was my first cooking light recipe, and I wasn't too impressed. The chilaquiles casserole recipe from eating well is similar, easier, and tastier! Oh, I also used a vegetarian chicken substitute as I'm a vegetarian.
The roasted tomato sauce was brilliant. My proportions of everything were a bit different due to what I had, and using a tomatillo based green sauce instead of green enchilada sauce. I used fewer tortillas and less chicken but more 2% Mexican cheese. Lots of veggies and flavor!
Good but nothing special. My husband approved so that's a plus. I used rotisserie chicken to save on time and added black beans & a small chipotle pepper because it just seemed to belong. I also increased the Monterey Jack cheese to 8 oz. in addition to the 4 oz. feta cheese called for in the recipe, which I thought was a nice addition. Some of the salsa burned before I realized I had an issue going on in the oven, so I was a little short on the salsa but didn't try to make it up anywhere. It was fine but the jarred fire roasted salsa sounds like a good idea. It makes a lot. So if there's only 2 or 3 of you in the family, you might want to bake it in 2 smaller casseroles and save one for later.
This is a great tasting dish! It's a lot of work, but so worth it. There's a lot of chopping, so it helps if you have someone to assist. I would say it takes more like 2 hours to prepare - start to finish. Again, totally worth it!
This is my new favorite casserole recipe. After reading the other reviews, I felt like I was embarking on a real challenge, but was pleasantly surprised to find that it's not a difficult or involving recipe at all--just a bit time consuming. But that's well worth it when you have this many fresh veggies and this many different flavors going on. Effort:result ratio was still an impressive one, in my book. Only change--I added black beans to the chicken mixture, and I'd strongly recommend that you do too.
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