Chicken Tortilla Casserole

chicken tortilla casserole
I’m all about the comfort food in January! January is my least favorite month of the year because it seems like the cold goes right through to your bones. After a long day of work, school and all the errands you have to run “just being mom” this cheesy, goodness will hit the spot! It is quick and easy to make and I promise you will be glad you did.


Ingredients: 
2 to 3 cups of Rotisserie chicken, shredded
Chicken gravy, recipe follows
1cup canned green chiles, chopped and drained
1 onion, finely chopped
1 clove garlic, minced
1 cup sour cream
1/2 teaspoon cumin
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon pepper
Small corn tortillas
3 cups  cheddar, shredded
Chicken gravy:
1 stick of butter
6 Tablespoons flour
1 cup chicken stock
1 cup milk
salt and pepper to taste
Directions:

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray a 13×9 baking dish with cooking spray.
  • In a large saucepan, combine 2 1/3 cups of chicken broth, the chicken gravy (see below), green chiles, onions, garlic, sour cream, cumin, salt and pepper. Bring the mixture to a boil, stirring constantly. Remove from the heat.
  • Spread 1 cup of the mixture into the prepared baking dish. Arrange a layer of 6 tortillas over the mixture, and then top with 1 cup chicken mixture and 1/2 cup of the cheese.
  • Repeat this layer three more times, ending with cheese.
  • Spread any remaining mixture over the cheese. Make sure all of the tortillas are covered. Bake for 30 minutes.

Chicken Gravy:

  • Melt the butter in a saucepan and whisk in the flour to make a roux.
  • Cook over medium heat, whisking constantly, until mixture bubbles and the flour turns light brown in color.
  • Gradually whisk in the stock and milk and continue to stir while cooking over medium heat.
  • When the mixture thicken, about 5 minutes, whisk in some salt and pepper, to taste.

 

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14 thoughts on “Chicken Tortilla Casserole”

  1. Your Chicken Tortilla Casserole will be great for this cold winters day. Thanks so much for sharing your awesome post with Full Plate Thursday and have a great week.
    Come Back Soon!
    Miz Helen

  2. This would be perfect for our damp winter nights here in Seattle. Thank you for coming up with this for people like me! 🙂

    And thank you for sharing this little piece of deliciousness with us at the Thank Goodness It's Thursday party. See you later this week.

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