Quick and Easy Casserole Recipes
Chicken Taco Casserole Recipe

   

Chicken Taco Casserole

1 package small corn tortillas
3 tablespoons butter
4 ounces cup sliced fresh mushrooms (omit or add canned mushrooms to save a step)
3 tablespoons flour
1 cup milk
1 small jar green taco sauce
1 tablespoon chili powder
2 cups cooked diced chicken
1 small can chopped green chili peppers
2 cups shredded Mexican cheese blend or half Cheddar, half Monterey Jack

Cut or tear the corn tortillas into bite-size pieces; set aside.

In a saucepan over low heat, melt butter; add mushrooms and saute until mushrooms are tender. Remove mushrooms; set aside.

Add flour to melted butter and stir until blended and smooth. Slowly, stirring constantly, add the milk to the saucepan, cooking until thickened and smooth. Return the cooked mushrooms to the sauce.

Add taco sauce and chili powder to the mushroom sauce.

In large shallow casserole dish make a layer of the tortilla pieces. On top of the tortilla pieces, place a layer of chicken pieces.

Top chicken with chopped green chiles. Pour the sauce evenly over all and top with the shredded cheese. Cover with aluminum foil

Bake at 350 F. for 30 - 45 minutes until hot and bubbly. Remove foil last 10 minutes of baking.

Refrigerate, covered, for a few hours before baking for best flavor.

Makes about 6-8 servings.