Do you need a creamy, rich, hearty, and delicious dinner option this week? Try this Aztec Bake, which takes 50 minutes to prepare. It is packed with flavor. This recipe combines hearty vegetables with shredded chicken and decadent cheeses. You can substitute mild cheddar, Colby or mozzarella cheese depending on your taste buds desires. We hope you and your family loves this dish as much as we do. Happy cooking!

Ingredients

  • 4 tomatoes
  • 1 onion
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 2 zucchinis
  • 1 cup corn
  • 500 grams chicken (shredded)
  • 1 cup crema mexicana (may substitute sour cream with milk added until runny in consistency)
  • 1 cup manchego cheese (shredded, may substitute a mild cheddar, colby or mozzarella)
  • 10 tortillas (or tostadas)
  • 1 tablespoon bouillon
  • 1 tablespoon salt

Directions

  1. Dice the tomatoes, onion, garlic and zucchini. Saute in a pan with a little bit of oil, the bouillon and salt for less than a minute. Add the corn.
  2. Remove from heat and add the shredded chicken. Mix.
  3. Place a layer of tortillas or tostadas on the bottom of a glass baking dish. Layer the chicken mixture on top, then a thin layer of cream and finally a layer of cheese. Repeat once more.
  4. Bake at 180 C until the cheese browns slightly, approximately 20 minutes.
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NutritionView more

660Calories
Sodium96%DV2310mg
Fat37%DV24g
Protein69%DV35g
Carbs25%DV74g
Fiber24%DV6g

PER SERVING *

Calories660Calories from Fat220
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat24g37%
Saturated Fat10g50%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol85mg28%
Sodium2310mg96%
Potassium920mg26%
Protein35g69%
Calories from Fat220
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate74g25%
Dietary Fiber6g24%
Sugars10g20%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

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

Reviews(1)

Yummly User
Barbara M. 29 May 2015
Love this layering Mexican inspired dish. You can distinctly taste the different layers, but they still work so well together as one. It's almost like a Mexican version of lasagna. Fairly simple to make and creates a complete and filling meal for dinner time.