City Market's Chicken Tortilla Casserole

Summary

Yield
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SourceCity Market Prepared Foods
Prep time
Cooking time
Total time

Description

The perfect chicken tortilla dish to cook for your next family party of backyard BBQ! 

Ingredients

1 tablespoon
sunflower oil
3 ounces
onion (diced)
1 teaspoon
garlic (minced)
1 teaspoon
chili powder
1/4 teaspoon
cumin, ground
3/4 cup
tomato (canned, crushed)
1/3 cup
chili, green (diced)
1  
chipotle pepper in adobo sauce
1 pound
chicken, ground
1 tablespoon
garlic (minced)
1 tablespoon
sunflower oil
20 ounces
beans, pinto (drained)
1 tablespoon
chili powder
1/3 cup
tomato paste
   
salt (to taste)
   
pepper (to taste)
12  
tortilla, corn (6 inch size )
4 ounces
corn, frozen
1/2  
sour cream
4 ounces
cheese, cheddar (shredded)
4 ounces
cheese, monterey jack (shredded)

Instructions

For the sauce, heat the oil in a large skillet. Add onion and garlic; sweat for 3 minutes.  Add the chili powder and cumin; stir in. Add canned tomatoes and green chilis. Puree or mash chipotle pepper and add to the sauce. Simmer sauce for 30 minutes and set aside and allow to cool.

For the casserole pre-heat oven to 350°F. Heat oil in a large skillet and brown chicken and garlic in oil, add pinto beans, chili powder and tomato paste. Heat through to cook chicken and then remove from heat and set aside.

In a 2-inch deep 12x18 inch baking dish, ladle about ¼ cup of the sauce. Place 4 tortillas on top of the sauce in the dish. Put about 2 cups of chicken and beans on the tortillas, topping with half of the remaining sauce, half of the sour cream, half of the corn and 1/3 of each cheese. Top with 4 more tortillas and repeat previous step.

Top with 4 more tortillas and cover with remaining cheeses.

Cover the dish with foil and bake until hot in the center. Remove foil and return to oven to brown under broiler. 

Once everything is heated through, serve and enjoy!