Fiesta Chicken Casserole – by Kristen Kamfjord

This is a family favorite – my kids ask for this all the time.  Hope your family enjoys it as well!

Fiesta Chicken Casserole Recipe


1 T. canola oil
1 C. onion, chopped
1-1/2 tsp. cumin
1 tsp. chili powder
1/4 tsp. garlic salt
dash cayenne
2 cans (15.5 oz.) Great Northern beans, rinsed & drained
2 C. shredded, skinless cooked chicken (rotisserie)
1 C. sliced green onion
Corn tortillas (6 inch)
2 C. Mexican-blend cheese
1 C. 1% low-fat milk
1/2 C. cilantro (I use a whole bunch)
1 (16oz.) jar green salsa

Recipe Instructions:
Preheat oven 350 degrees
Butter baking dish

Step 1:
•  Heat oil in pan over medium heat.
•  Cook onion until tender. Add beans and spices. Cook until heated through.
•  Add green onion, mix well.
•  Add bean mixture to shredded chicken and mix well.

Step 2:
•  Layer 6 tortillas in bottom of buttered baking dish.
•  Spread 1/2 chicken/bean mixture over top. Top that with 1/3 cheese.
• Repeat layers and finish with layer of tortillas on top. Set aside.

Step 3:
•  In blender, combine salsa, milk and cilantro. Blend until smooth.
•  Pour over tortillas.
•  Cover and bake 350 degrees for 35 minutes.
•  Uncover, sprinkle with remaining cheese and bake uncovered 5–10 more minutes.

You can add olives and peppers on top, too! Enjoy!