Chicken Mexican Casserole

Course: Dinner, Dinner Casserole
Cuisine: American, Mexican
Keyword: Casserole, Cheesy, Dinner, Easy, Kid Friendly
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 336 kcal
Author: Shauna Smart

You will find a layered and baked casserole is one of the simplest ways to get a good dinner on the table, pronto. Make it with Rotel so you can dial the spicy heat up or down and I predict this Mexican Chicken Casserole recipe will become a family favorite for all ages. 

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Ingredients

  • 2-3 chicken breasts cut into bite sized pieces [I used 2 large breasts for my casserole]
  • 2 cans rotel tomatoes
  • 1 can cream of mushroom soup
  • 6-7 medium sized tortilla's torn into bite sized pieces
  • 2 cups cheddar cheese shredded
  • 1 small can black olives sliced
  • 1 medium yellow onion chopped

Instructions

  1. Mix chicken, rotel tomatoes, cream of mushroom soup, torn tortillas, cheddar cheese, olives and yellow onion in a large bowl. Stir to mix all ingredients. 

  2. Preheat your oven to 350° and spray the bottom of a 9x13 casserole dish with cooking spray.
  3. Pour all ingredients into casserole dish and cover with foil.
  4. Bake at 350° for 50 minutes. Uncover and let cook for an additional 10 minutes.

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Nutrition Facts
Chicken Mexican Casserole
Amount Per Serving
Calories 336 Calories from Fat 144
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 16g 25%
Saturated Fat 8g 40%
Cholesterol 87mg 29%
Sodium 539mg 22%
Potassium 388mg 11%
Total Carbohydrates 17g 6%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 2g
Protein 27g 54%
Vitamin A 8%
Vitamin C 2.7%
Calcium 31.1%
Iron 8.7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.