Black Bean Tamale, Chicken and Cheese Casserole

Quick Info

Lunch, Dinner Poultry Over 30 min 6


Black Bean Tamale, Chicken and Cheese Casserole


Looking for a delicious way to start off your new year? Try Chef Billy Parisi's healthy Black Bean Tamale, Chicken and Cheese Casserole!


  • 6 Tyson® frozen chicken breasts
  • 4 cups of your favorite salsa
  • 1 cup of refried pinto beans
  • 12 frozen and heated Texas Tamale Company® black bean tamales
  • 2 cups of Kraft® Mexican Four Cheese Blend
  • Daisy® Sour Cream for garnish
  • Sliced green onions for garnish
  • Fresh cilantro leaves for garnish
  • Sliced avocado for garnish


For the shredded chicken:
Place the Tyson® frozen chicken breasts and salsa in a slow cooker and cook on high for 6 hours. Pull the chicken apart using two forks and keep warm.
For the casserole:
Preheat the oven to 375°.
Spread the refried beans evenly on the bottom of a medium size casserole dish. Then place the heated tamales, husks removed, on top of the beans and cover with 2 cups of shredded chicken and 2 cups cheese.
Bake the casserole in the oven for 30 minutes or until the cheese is melted and lightly browned.
Garnish with Daisy® sour cream, sliced green onions, cilantro leaves, and avocado slices.

There are no ratings and reviews at this time.