Verde Chicken Enchilada Casserole
Verde Chicken Enchilada Casserole
  • prep: 30 min
  • cook: 30 min
  • total: 1 hr
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  • Summary

    This Verde Chicken Enchilada Casserole recipe is layered with your favorite chicken enchilada fillings, and baked up with the most delicious homemade green enchilada sauce.  See suggestions above for how to customize your recipe to taste.

    Ingredients

    • tablespoon olive oil
    • 1 medium white onion, peeled and diced
    • 1 large poblano or green bell pepper, cored and diced
    • 2 (15 ounce) cans beans, rinsed and drained (I used pinto)
    • 1 (8 ounce) can whole kernel corn, drained
    • 2 handfuls fresh baby spinach
    • 3 cups (about 1.5 pounds) shredded or diced cooked chicken
    • 3 cups green enchilada sauce (or you could substitute salsa verde)
    • 12 corn tortillas, halved
    • 3 cups shredded Monterrey Jack or Mexican blend cheese
    • toppings: chopped fresh cilantro, diced red onion, thinly-sliced green onion and/or diced avocado

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 12
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 140 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 9 g 13.27%
    • Saturated Fat: 5 g 26.96%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 25 mg 8.38%
    • Sodium: 591 mg 24.62%
    • Calcium: 222 mg 22.23%
    • Potassium: 28 mg 0.81%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 1 mg 3.4%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 7 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 3 g 11.53%
    • Sugar: 2 g
    • Protein: 8 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 16.65%
    • Vitamin C 4.52%
    • Vitamin D 1.55%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat1
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat1
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy1 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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