Shredded Chicken-Enchilada Casserole

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Prep 30 min

Cook 45 min

Serves 12

Ingredients:

  • cooking spray  2 spray(s)
  • olive oil  1 1⁄2 Tbsp
  • uncooked onion(s)  3 cup(s), chopped, divided
  • cremini mushroom(s)  1 pound(s), sliced 1/4-in thick
  • uncooked zucchini  2 medium, halved lengthwise, sliced 1/4-in thick
  • table salt  1 1⁄2 tsp, divided
  • canned diced tomatoes  28 oz, fire-roasted (undrained)
  • canned chipotle peppers in adobo sauce  1 item(s), chopped (optional)
  • garlic clove(s)  4 medium clove(s), smashed
  • chili powder  2 tsp
  • ground cumin  2 tsp
  • dried oregano  1 tsp
  • cooked boneless skinless chicken breast(s)  12 oz, shredded with two forks
  • corn tortilla(s)  18 small, 4-in each
  • Weight Watchers Reduced Fat Mexican style blend shredded cheese  6 oz, or jack cheese
  • reduced-fat sour cream  3⁄4 cup(s)

Instructions:

  1. Preheat oven 425°F. Coat a 9- X 13-in baking dish with cooking spray.
  2. In a large nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium heat. When oil shimmers, add 2 cups onion; cook, stirring occasionally, until translucent, 2-3 minutes. Add mushrooms, zucchini and 1/2 tsp salt; cook, stirring occasionally, until vegetables are softened, 15-20 minutes.
  3. While vegetables cook, make sauce. Put tomatoes, chipotle, remaining 1 c onion, garlic, chili powder, cumin, oregano and remaining 1 tsp salt into a blender; puree.
  4. Transfer cooked vegetables to a medium mixing bowl; stir in chicken and 1 cup tomato sauce.
  5. Spread 1/2 cup tomato sauce in bottom of baking dish; top with 6 overlapping tortillas. Sprinkle with half chicken mixture and 1/2 cup cheese; top with 6 more tortillas, remaining chicken mixture and 1/2 c cheese. Top with remaining 6 tortillas; spread remaining sauce on top and sprinkle with remaining cheese. Bake until golden and bubbling, 15-20 minutes.
  6. Remove from oven; let sit 5-10 minutes. Serve each piece with 1 Tbsp sour cream.
  7. Serving size: 1/12th of casserole and 1 Tbsp sour cream

Tip:

Garnish with cilantro, if desired.

Shredded Chicken-Enchilada Casserole

45 minutes

30 Minutes

Mexican meets Italian in this lasagna-like casserole.

entrée

Mexican

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