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Spicy Chile Casserole Recipe

Spicy Chile Casserole

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"This is a good substitute for chicken enchiladas, and is somewhat spicy."

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Original recipe makes 8 servings Change Servings

Directions

  1. In a medium sauce pan, cook onion in oil over medium heat until soft. Stir in flour. Add broth and milk; cook, stirring constantly, until thickened. Stir in chilies and tomatoes.
  2. Coat a 9 x 13 inch baking pan with nonstick spray. Place 1 cup sauce in bottom of pan. Layer half the chicken, half the tortilla strips, and 1 1/4 cups sauce. Repeat with remaining ingredients. Top casserole with shredded cheese.
  3. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 40 to 45 minutes.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jan 23, 2003

My family has recently started trying to "lose our winter fat" and this was a very filling, "fat friendly" welcome addition to our dinner table. My children all loved it, and I have four children, so that's really saying something!!

 
Most Helpful Critical Review
Apr 08, 2010

Not very flavorfull at all. My family was disappointed.

 

41 Ratings

Apr 13, 2006

Excellent--I'm always looking for good recipes for chicken left-overs. Great flavor. Didn't find it mushy at all--the tortillas helped thicken the sauce. Smooth is a better description.

 
Sep 27, 2004

My husband told me that I hit a home run with dinner tonight - and he's a picky customer! The only thing I did differently than the original is frying the tortillas in some conola oil. It adds calories but helps them hold their texture in the casserole. They wont be crispy - but they wont be mushy either. I dabbed the extra oil from the fried tortillas with a paper towel to keep the calories down.

 
Jul 29, 2011

I used cream of chicken soup instead of four and broth. Also add some sour cream, taco seasoning, a little tabasco sauce. Quick and easy!

 
Dec 02, 2003

Delicious! It looked kind of boring coming out of the oven but wow was it tasty! I only made a couple changes to work w/ what I had on hand. I omitted the small can of green chiles, used flour tortillas instead of corn and threw in a couple dashes of hot sauce. Kids won't eat it but husband will love this!

 
Dec 28, 2010

YUM! I loved this. I like it better than enchilladas. I added cayenne pepper and it still wasn't what I would call spicy, but it was delicious. Next time I might use salsa instead of tomatoes for extra flavor. It seems like a lot of tortillas when you're assmbling it, but don't use less - you really need them all. And pile on the cheese! This recipe is a bit of work, but should get easier and faster with repetition. Thanks for sharing this recipe, I think it will be on regular rotation in my household!

 
Aug 31, 2010

Excellent casserole with low calories. It turned out spicier than I thought it would be, but we like spicy so it was perfect! Followed the recipe exactly and it turned out perfect.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 304 kcal
  • 15%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 23.1 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol
  • 53 mg
  • 18%
  • Fat
  • 15.7 g
  • 24%
  • Fiber
  • 3 g
  • 12%
  • Protein
  • 18.3 g
  • 37%
  • Sodium
  • 526 mg
  • 21%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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