Layered Chili-Chicken Enchilada Casserole

Layered Chili-Chicken Enchilada Casserole

Layers of chicken, tortillas, cheese, beans and taco sauce create a dig-in favourite. Check out the do-ahead tip.
Total Time 1 Hours 30 Minutes
Servings 8

Ingredient List

  • 2 cups (500 mL) diced cooked chicken
  • 3 cups (750 mL) shredded reduced fat Monterey Jack or Cheddar cheese
  • 1 can Old El Paso* Chopped Green Chilies, undrained
  • 3/4 cup (175 mL) low fat sour cream
  • 1 pkg (8 large) Old El Paso* Smart Fiesta* made with Whole Grain Tortillas
  • 1 can (398 mL/14 floz) Old El Paso* Refried Beans
  • 1 jar (215 mL) Old El Paso* Taco sauce
  • 1/4 cup (50 mL) sliced green onions
  • 1 cup (250 mL) shredded lettuce
  • 3/4 cup (175 mL) chopped tomato


  1. Heat oven to 350ºF. Spray 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray. In medium bowl, mix chicken, 1 1/2 cups of the cheese, the chiles and sour cream.
  2. Layer 3 tortillas in baking dish, overlapping as necessary and placing slightly up sides of dish (cut third tortilla in half). Spread about half of the beans over tortillas. Top with about half of the chicken mixture and half of the taco sauce. Layer with 3 more tortillas and remaining beans and chicken mixture. Place remaining 2 tortillas over chicken mixture, overlapping slightly (do not place up sides of dish). Pour remaining taco sauce over top. Sprinkle with remaining 1 1/2 cups cheese.
  3. Cover baking dish with foil. Bake 45 to 55 minutes or until bubbly and thoroughly heated. Let stand 5 to 10 minutes before cutting. Garnish casserole or individual servings with onions, lettuce and tomato.

Expert Tips

  • Make this casserole up to 8 hours in advance, then cover and refrigerate until it's time to bake it.