Two trays of roasted chicken sitting in our refrigerator and no real plans or it. What do you do? Search the internet for new chicken casserole recipes. When we did we stumbled upon this tasty recipe. The dish makes plenty, enough for a few nights of left overs.
Also good for a great #sundaysupper, especially with this cold weather we are hanging on too.
Tortilla Chicken Casserole
8 flour tortillas
3 cups COOKED chopped chicken
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 cup chopped onion
1 cup chopped red pepper
19oz black beans
14oz canned corn
1 tsp chili powder
3 cups salsa
1 1/2 cups sour cream
1 1/2 cup jalapeno monterey jack cheese, shredded
1 1/2 cup cheddar cheese, shredded
1 tablespoons finely chopped cilantro
Preheat oven to 350. Spray a casserole dish large enough to fit tortillas. Heat olive oil in sautéing pan; sauté onion and red pepper for 5 minutes, until softened. Mix in chili powder, remove from heat, stir in black beans and corn.
In a medium bowl, mix salsa and sour cream. Layer tortilla, salsa mixture, chicken, tortilla, vegetables, cheeses. Repeat 4 times, or until you reach the top of the casserole. *NOTE: Stop layering once you reach the top of your casserole dish and top with cheese* Cover and bake for 25 minutes. Uncover and bake 10-15 minutes longer or until cheese is bubbly and browning. Let stand for 10 minutes before serving. Sprinkle with chopped cilantro and cut into 12 pie shaped wedges.