Fiesta Chicken Casserole


Posted: June 27

Time: 55 minutes

Yield: 8 servings

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Make sure you get dressed up, because your tastebuds are about to hold the party of the year, and you're invited! Fiesta Chicken Casserole kicks off the festivities with a blast of bright fajita vegetables and a pop of juicy chicken in each bite! Then comes the marvelous melt of creamy-sharp Colby cheese on a savory dance floor. Fiesta Chicken Casserole only requires a hot oven and a desire to serve up something that will have everyone celebrating. If that doesn't say fiesta, what does?


Ingredients

• 1 (10.75-ounce) can of condensed cream of chicken soup, undiluted • 1 (10.75-ounce) can of condensed cream of mushroom soup, undiluted • 2 small tomatoes, chopped • 1/3 cup of Picante sauce • 1 medium green pepper, chopped • 1 small onion, chopped • 2 teaspoons chili powder, plus more to taste • 12 (6-inch) corn tortillas, cut into 1-inch strips • 3 cups chicken, cubed and cooked • 1 cup Colby cheese, shredded

Directions

Step 1

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

Step 2

Grease a 9x13-inch baking dish.

Step 3

In a large bowl, combine the cream of chicken soup, cream of mushroom soup, tomatoes, Picante sauce, green pepper, onion, and chili powder.

Step 4

Layer 1/2 of the tortilla strips, 1/2 of the chicken, 1/2 of the soup mixture, and 1/2 of the cheese in the prepared baking dish.

Step 5

Repeat the layers.

Step 6

Cover and bake until bubbly, about 40-50 minutes.

Step 7

Serve.


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