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Green Chile Chicken Enchilada Casserole

Category

Casseroles

Servings

6 to 8

Prep Time

15 minutes

Cook Time

70 minutes

Great flavor with little effort is what this recipe is all about! Assemble the ingredients in layers and then bake until done. Super easy and so tasty!

Ingredients

  • 1 cup uncooked quinoa, rinsed
  • ½ pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, cooked and shredded
  • 4 ounce can diced green chiles
  • 1 cup black beans, rinsed and drained
  • ½ cup diced red bell pepper
  • 2 scallions, sliced thin
  • 1 zucchini, diced
  • 1 cup low sodium chicken broth
  • 1¼ cups green enchilada sauce or red enchilada sauce if you prefer
  • 4 ounces Cabot Vermont Sharp Cheddar, shredded (about 1 cup)

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Directions

  1. PREHEAT oven to 350° F and spray a 9×13 or similar size baking dish with non-stick cooking spray.
  2. ADD quinoa to baking dish, spreading it into an even layer that covers the bottom of the dish. Add the green chiles, diced red bell pepper, black beans, scallions, diced zucchini and shredded chicken. Evenly distribute the ingredients over the top of the quinoa.
  3. WHISK together chicken broth and enchilada sauce in a large glass measuring cup or bowl, then evenly pour over all of the ingredients in the baking dish.
  4. COVER the dish with foil and bake for 45 minutes. Remove foil and bake for another 10-15 minutes.
  5. SPRINKLE the cheese evenly over the top and bake for another 5-10 minutes, or until cheese is melted.
  6. TOP casserole with diced tomatoes, avocado, cilantro, red onion and Cabot Plain Greek Yogurt or Sour Cream if desired.

Recipe Note

*Toppings – diced tomato, avocado, red onion, cilantro, Cabot Plain Greek Yogurt or Cabot Sour Cream

Nutrition

Nutrition

per serving
Calories
205
Amount/Serving % Daily Value
Fat
5 grams
8%
Saturated Fat
2 grams
10%
Cholesterol
28 milligrams
10%
Sodium
380 milligrams
16%
Carbs
23 grams
8%
Fiber
4 grams
16%
Protein
16 grams
Calcium
194 milligrams
15%