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Chicken Enchilada Casserole

This easy Chicken Enchilada Casserole is layers of soft tortillas, spicy chicken, melted cheese, and a rich, red enchilada sauce.
Course Main
Cuisine American
Keyword casserole recipe for family, chicken enchilada casserole, chicken enchilada recipe, enchilada casserole recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 55 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings 10
Calories 443kcal
Author Kat Jeter & Melinda Caldwell


  • 2.5 cups Enchilada sauce
  • 8 -8 inch Flour tortillas
  • 2 lbs Chicken shredded
  • ¼ cup Taco seasoning
  • ½ cup yellow onion diced
  • 12 ounce Cheddar cheese shredded


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Place shredded chicken, onions, taco seasoning and ¼ cup of water into a skillet and cook over medium high heat for 5 minutes until the liquid has mostly disappeared.
  • In a greased, 11x9 casserole dish add ½ cup of the enchilada sauce to the bottom and then place two tortillas on top of it so that they cover the bottom of the dish.
  • Place 1/3 of the chicken on top of the tortillas, followed by ½ cup of the enchilada sauce, and 1 cup of cheese.
  • Repeat steps to create two more layers.
  • Place the final two tortillas on top and pour remaining enchilada sauce over it followed by cheese.
  • Cover with aluminum foil and bake for 30 minutes. Remove the cover and continue to bake for 10 minutes.



Serving: 1slice | Calories: 443kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 28g | Fat: 27g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 10g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 104mg | Sodium: 1437mg | Potassium: 253mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 1423IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 283mg | Iron: 3mg