Santa Fe Chicken Casserole

Santa Fe Chicken Casserole


"Layers of tortillas, melty cheese and chicken combine with Santa Fe-inspired cooking creme, sending your taste buds on a quick trip down Route 66."


40 m servings
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  1. Heat oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. Combine first 4 ingredients in large bowl. Add 3/4 cup cooking creme; mix lightly.
  3. Spoon 1/3 of the chicken mixture into 9-inch pie plate; top with 1 tortilla, half the remaining chicken mixture and 1/4 cup shredded cheese. Cover with second tortilla, remaining chicken mixture, 1/4 cup shredded cheese and remaining tortilla. Top with remaining cooking creme and shredded cheese; cover.
  4. Bake 20 min. or until heated through; uncover. Bake 5 min. or until cheese is melted.


  • Shortcut: Bake this cheesy dish in a CORNINGWARE(R) etch(TM) Pie Plate and it'll look even more delicious. The stoneware dish is practical too, because the high-gloss interior creates a nonstick surface for super-easy cleanup.
  • Special Extra: Sprinkle with 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro just before serving.
  • Serving Suggestion: Serve with a crisp mixed green salad to round out the meal.
  • Nutrition Information Per Serving: 370 calories, 14g total fat, 7g saturated fat, 95mg cholesterol, 680mg sodium, 26g carbohydrate, 6g dietary fiber, 5g sugars, 33g protein, 20%DV vitamin A, 8%DV vitamin C, 20%DV calcium, 15%DV iron.
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  1. 26 Ratings


As in all New Mexican dishes, this needed green chili. Throw a can in to feel like you've really traveled to the southwest. Another substitution that's worth considering is using crushed torti...

This is a FANTASTIC recipe! I have made it many times and always get lots of compliments. I have found that the santa fe cooking creme is difficult to find in my area so I often will buy the p...

This is a great recipe! The flavor was fantastic. I changed only one thing and that was to use a can of Rotel (Mexican Lime and Cilantro) in place of the diced tomatoes.

This was easy and delicious. I added green chiles and used corn tortillas instead of flour, but other than that followed the recipe exactly. Served with cilantro lime rice on the side. It's a ke...

My husband and I loved this so much! I'm sure it would have been great as is but I used Rotel instead of diced tomatoes and couldn't find the Philly Sante Fe Cooking Creme so I made it myself b...

I didn't use the onions, but did add corn for color. The recipe made too much filling; I only needed half. It wasn't very spicy, I'll use rotel tomatoes with green chilies next time. Overall,...

This was so easy and tasted great. My husband didn't believe I made it at first! Its a great quick weeknight meal and although I don't have kids, I think they would love it too! Will definetly m...

This was just okay nothing special in my book.

It was good had just right amount of spices. This is a keeper recipe.