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Chicken Enchilada Casserole

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Makes 4 servings

Preheat oven to 375 degrees

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Ingredients

  • 2 cups canned Italian tomatoes, divided
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped onion
  • 2 tablespoons each seeded and minced fresh or drained canned mild green chiles and jalapeno peppers.
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 pkt instant chicken broth
  • 1/2 tsp each oregano and basil leaves
  • 1/4 tsp ground cumin
  • 4 corn tortillas (6" diameter)
  • 6 oz skinned and boned cooked chicken, shredded
  • 2 oz shredded cheddar cheese divided

Details

Preparation

Step 1

1. In blender process 1 1/2 cups tomatoes until pureed, dice remaining 1/2 cup of tomatoes and set aside.
2. Spray 2 quart saucepan with nonstick spray and saute onion, chilis, peppers garlic, cook over med-high heat.
3. Add pureed and diced tomato, water, broth mix, and seasonings and stir to combine. Reduce heat to low and let simmer until sauce thickens about 20-25 minutes.
4.In 13x9" baking dish spread 1 cup of sauce, dip both sides of tortilla into sauce to soften and transfer to dish. Spoon 1/4 of chicken and 1/4 oz of cheese. Roll over sides of tortilla to enclose filling. Repeat with other 4 tortillas
5. Spread remaining sauce on top and sprinkle with remaining cheese
6. Bake until heated through and cheese is melted, about 15-20 minutes

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