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Chicken Enchilada Casserole

Yields12 ServingsPrep Time20 minsCook Time30 minsTotal Time50 mins

Lower in the fat version of my old fave recipe

 ½ cup canned Green Chilies
 12 inch Mission Flour Tortiallas
 1 cup of Fat Free Refried Beans (old el paso fat free)
 2 Fresh Banana Peppers 4 1/2in long, chopped and seeds removed
 ¾ cup of Fiesta Blend Shredded Cheese(can substitute with reduced fat cheddar)
 5 tbsp Fat Free Sour Cream
 2 Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts, cooked and shredded
 1 Can Black Beans, rinsed and drained
 1 Medium Yellow Onion Chopped
 1 cup of red ripe tomatoes diced
 ½ cup of Diced Tomatoes, no salt added (del monte) Dash of Pepper, to taste
 ½ cup Fat Free Milk
 1 tsp Garlic Powder
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Makes 12 servings - 9X13 cut 4 ways vertically and 3 ways horizontally

First thaw and boil chicken breasts til white all the way through.( I like to put a whole frozen chicken in my crockpot fill it with water and cook for 6 hours and use the breast meat from that, and shred it with a fork.) Shred them with a fork into bite size pieces or to your liking. While the chicken is boiling cut up your onion and banana peppers. Put them in a frying pan and cook til the onions are half soft, then add the green chilies, black beans, diced tomatoes and 2 tsp's of the taco seasoning. When the onions are soft turn down the heat and add 2 TBS or so of the fat free milk and 3 TBS of the sour cream and mix well. Stir the shredded chicken into the pan with black bean, etc. and mix well. Preheat the oven to 350. Get a 9X13 and spray with fat free cooking spray. place the 2 tortiallas in the pan covering as much of the bottom of the pan as possible. Take the refried beans and in a small bowl mix with the remaining 2 TBS of Sour cream, 2 tsp of the taco seasoning and 1 tsp garlic powder. Take the refried bean mix and spread it in a layer along the bottom, ontop of the tortiallas. Then take the shredded chicken, bean, chilie, etc. mix and layer that ontop of the refried beans. Sprikle 1/2 cup of the fiesta blend cheese on top of the chicken layer. Take the 2 remaining tortiallas on top of the chesse and brush the remaining fat free milk on the top of the tortiallas then finally sprinkle with the last 1/4 cup of chesse. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 - 40 mins. Enjoy!

Nutrition Facts

Servings 12


Amount Per Serving
Calories 174.7
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 2.6g4%
Cholesterol 26.1mg9%
Sodium 395.2mg17%
Total Carbohydrate 22.0g8%

Dietary Fiber 4.4g18%
Protein 15.6g32%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.