We bet that after one taste of this rich, creamy King Ranch casserole recipe, you'll be hooked too. It also travels well, making it a great choice to take to a covered-dish dinner.

Recipe by Southern Living November 2000

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Recipe Summary

prep:
35 mins
cook:
35 mins
total:
1 hr 10 mins
Yield:
Makes 6 to 8 servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Sauté onion and bell pepper in hot oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat 5 minutes or until tender. Stir in chicken and next 7 ingredients; remove from heat.

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  • Tear tortillas into 1-inch pieces; layer one-third of tortilla pieces in bottom of a lightly greased 13- x 9-inch baking dish. Top with one-third of chicken mixture and 2/3 cup cheese. Repeat layers twice.

  • Bake at 350° for 30 to 35 minutes.

  • Note: Freeze casserole up to 1 month, if desired. Thaw in refrigerator overnight, and bake as directed.