Rating: 4 stars
36 Ratings
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For an easy, satisfying, and healthy chicken casserole dinner, check out this lightened up version of one of our most popular chicken dishes of all time.

Recipe by Southern Living March 2004

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Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
cook:
5 mins
bake:
35 mins
total:
55 mins
Yield:
Makes 8 servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Sauté onion and bell pepper in a large skillet coated with cooking spray over medium-high heat 5 minutes or until tender.

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  • Stir in chicken and next 6 ingredients; remove from heat.

  • Tear tortillas into 1-inch pieces; layer one-third tortilla pieces in bottom of a 13- x 9-inch baking dish coated with cooking spray. Top with one-third chicken mixture and one-third cheese. Repeat layers twice.

  • Bake at 350° for 30 to 35 minutes or until bubbly.

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

Chef's Notes

Serve with a veggie-loaded salad and vinaigrette. For added Southwest flavor, whisk a few dashes of hot sauce into the dressing.

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