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Jan 24, 2011

Green Chile-Chicken Casserole


From Cooking Light

Just about every New Mexican home has a favorite version of this chicken casserole recipe. This one features the convenience of canned cream of chicken soup, and you can make it a day ahead.

Yield: 12 servings (serving size: about 3/4 cup)

Ingredients

  • 1 1/3 cups fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 cup canned chopped green chiles, drained
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1 cup fat-free sour cream
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 (10 1/2-ounce) cans condensed 98% fat-free cream of chicken soup, undiluted (such as Campbell's)
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • Cooking spray
  • 24 (6-inch) corn tortillas
  • 4 cups shredded cooked chicken breast (about 1 pound)
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) finely shredded sharp cheddar cheese

Preparation

Preheat oven to 350°.

Combine the first 9 ingredients in a large saucepan, stirring with a whisk. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Remove from heat.

Spread 1 cup soup mixture in a 13 x 9-inch baking dish coated with cooking spray. Arrange 6 tortillas over the soup mixture, and top with 1 cup chicken and 1/2 cup cheese. Repeat layers, ending with the cheese. Spread remaining soup mixture over cheese. Bake at 350° for 30 minutes or until bubbly.

Nutritional Information

Calories:
335 (29% from fat)
Fat:
10.8g (sat 5.9g,mono 2.7g,poly 1.2g)
Protein:
23.9g
Carbohydrate:
34.3g
Fiber:
3.2g
Cholesterol:
66mg
Iron:
1.5mg
Sodium:
693mg
Calcium:
270mg
Theresa Marquez, Cooking Light, NOVEMBER 2003

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