Santa Fe Chicken Casserole

Santa Fe Chicken Casserole

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"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."

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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.
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Footnotes

  • 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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pk
2/7/2012

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 tortilla chips instead of tortillas if you don't have any on hand.

jenny
2/4/2012

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 plain cooking creme and add my own spices of cumin, chili powder, red pepper flake, garlic powder, etc. But it's an easy, delicious recipe!

SReno
2/24/2012

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.