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Mexican Chicken Casserole

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16Ingredients
30Minutes
220Calories
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Description

Cheesy Mexican casserole that doubles as a dip!

Ingredients

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12 SERVINGS
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons taco seasoning (divided)
  • 1 pound chicken breast boneless (and skinless)
  • 2 cups cooked rice
  • 15 ounces pinto beans (drained and rinsed)
  • 1/2 cup corn (cooked)
  • 2 bell peppers (seeded and sliced or diced)
  • 10 ounces diced tomatoes with green chilies (cans, drained)
  • 4 ounces diced green chilies
  • 4 ounces jalapenos (can diced, optional)
  • 10 ounces salsa verde
  • 1 dash salt and ground black pepper (coarse)
  • 8 ounces shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 4 ounces shredded pepper jack cheese
  • cilantro (optional)
  • tortilla chips (for serving)
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    Directions

    1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
    2. Heat olive oil in a skillet to medium heat. Season chicken breasts with 1 Tbsp. taco seasoning. Place chicken in the hot skillet and saute 3-5 minutes on each side, until chicken is browned and juices run clear. Remove from the pan and allow to rest 5-10 minutes. Chop chicken into small pieces.
    3. In a large bowl, combine chicken pieces, brown rice, pinto beans, corn, bell peppers, tomatoes, green chilies, jalapenos {if using}, salsa verde, remaining taco seasoning and a dash of salt and pepper. Stir in half of both cheeses.
    4. Place mixture into a greased baking dish and top with the remaining cheese. Bake for 15-20 minutes, until cheese is melted and bubbly
    5. Top casserole with cilantro, green onion, avocado and/or Greek yogurt and serve with tortilla chips.

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    220Calories
    Sodium
    Fat
    Protein
    Carbs
    Fiber
    Calories220Calories from Fat120
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat13g20%
    Saturated Fat6g30%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol50mg17%
    Sodium500mg21%
    Potassium440mg13%
    Protein17g33%
    Calories from Fat120
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate10g3%
    Dietary Fiber2g8%
    Sugars4g8%
    Vitamin A20%
    Vitamin C50%
    Calcium25%
    Iron6%

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

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