Cheesy Chicken Enchilada Bake

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Lunch Poultry Over 30 min 8+

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Cheesy Chicken Enchilada Bake

Description

A weeknight favorite!

Ingredients

  • 1 c. whipping cream
  • 1 c. shredded Pepper Jack cheese
  • 2 tsp. ground cumin
  • 1 tsp. chili powder
  • 1 c. Daisy® Sour Cream
  • 4 c. shredded cooked chicken
  • 2 Tbsp. vegetable oil
  • 1 c. chopped red bell pepper
  • 1 c. chopped onion
  • 1 tsp. minced garlic
  • 10 oz. can tomatoes and chilies, diced
  • 1 Tbsp. freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 10 6" soft corn tortillas
  • 1 c. salsa verde (green salsa)
  • 1 1/2 c. shredded Cheddar cheese

Preparation

Heat the oven to 375 degrees. In a 2 quart saucepan, heat the whipping cream just to a boil. Remove from the heat; stir in Pepper jack cheese, cumin and chili powder until the cheese melts. Gradually add the sour cream to the mixture. Stir in the chicken and set aside.

In a medium nonstick skillet combine 2 Tbsp. vegetable oil, red bell pepper, onion and garlic. Cook and stir over medium heat for 4 to 5 minutes or until vegetables are softened. Add diced tomatoes and chilies and lime juice; mix well. Cook for 1 additional minute. Remove from the heat and set aside.

In the bottom of a greased 13x9" baking pan, place 1 c. of red sauce. Begin layers: layer five torn corn tortillas on the red sauce, then layer 1/2 of the chicken, remaining red sauce, then top with last 1/2 c. shredded Cheddar cheese. Cover and bake for 30 to 35 minutes or until heated through and the cheese is melted. Garnish wtih additional sour cream, if desired.

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