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Chicken Enchilada Casserole


This recipe couldn’t be more simple – especially when using leftover chicken and pintos slow cooked in your crockpot. Just layer the ingredients and pop it in the oven while you run outside and play with your kids, catch up on a little light housework, or take a stress reducing walk.

Chicken Enchilada Casserole From WholesomeMommy.com

Whatever you decide to do with that extra 30 minutes {and who can’t use an extra 30 minutes!!} you’ll be thrilled with the results when the oven timer beeps at you! Bubbly, cheesey, ooey, gooey, Mexican goodness.  Sure to be a family favorite…and one you won’t mind repeating!

 

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Comments

  1. What kind of enchilada sauce and tortillas do you get that aren’t full of bad stuff? I try to read the ingredients and usually end up just picking what seems the least questionable, but have never found a really good option in the stores here. Thanks!

    • Denisesawyer says:

      I know what you mean!
      I actually either make my tortillas or purchase them at Whole Foods. They have a store brand for about $1.99 that are FANTASTIC and only call for kitchen ingredients on the simple ingredient list – flour, salt, baking powder, etc.
      Denise
      Wholesome Mommy

  2. Lisa Bateman says:

    I made a very similar thing just this weekend, but I did a couple things differently that might interest you. I got a huge piece of organic pork from a farmer and made a whole mess of pulled pork. I portioned it in freezer bags and froze it and then used 2 bags it to make a pulled pork enchilada casserole. I also mixed my beans and corn together with Greek yogurt instead of cheese and I did a leftover rice layer.

    • Denisesawyer says:

      Thanks for the idea Lisa!
      I appreciate that you took the time to comment here and share your experiences with others. I really want to build a community here that will help one another and encourage one another, so I REALLY appreciate people like you. :)
      Denise
      Wholesome Mommy

  3. Hi! I bought a roasted chicken and had pinto beans made at home from the week. I then bought sour cream and organic tortilla chips instead of tortillas. I didn’t have enchilada sauce so I just looked it up online and homemade it myself. Turned out wonderful!!! Thank you Denise for this recipe!

    • Denisesawyer says:

      YAY!!
      So glad you had success with the recipe and good for you for making it fit your needs and your family! I love it when people do this and realize they don’t have to follow to a “T.” My recipes are simple and forgiving. :)
      Thanks for taking the time to comment here. It is good to hear when things are working {and not working}.
      Denise
      Wholesome Mommy

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