Mexican Lasagna

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 12
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 357.1
  • Total Fat: 16.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 69.0 mg
  • Sodium: 952.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 30.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.4 g
  • Protein: 22.7 g

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Submitted by: IANBEYER


a chicken chile enchilada casserole. a chicken chile enchilada casserole.
Number of Servings: 12


    4 tbsp canola oil
    1 onion, chopped
    6 cloves garlic
    1 red pepper, chopped
    16 oz chopped green chiles
    3 cans (12.5oz ea.) canned chicken
    3/4 cup flour
    6 cups chicken broth

    20ish corn tortillas (6")
    3-4 cups shredded mexican blend cheese


heat the oil in a large skillet (this makes a bunch!) and saute the onions, garlic, pepper, and chiles. Drain the canned chicken, reserve the liquid and add to the vegetables. Saute for about 5 minutes and add the flour. When everything is evenly coated, add the liquid from the canned chicken and the chicken broth. Let the whole mixture simmer for a while and thicken.

While you do this, preheat the oven to 350F and brown the tortillas in a nonstick pan.

Layer the ingredients like you would a lasagna - start with a thin layer of sauce at the bottom, add the tortillas and a layer of cheese, and repeat.

While this recipe makes 12 hearty servings, I made the full batch of sauce and only assembled half of it for dinner and froze the rest of the sauce for use later. My kids loved it!

Number of Servings: 12

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user IANBEYER.


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