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Enchilada Casserole in a white casserole dish

Chicken Enchilada Casserole

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Rest time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 55 minutes
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 551kcal
Author: Holly
With just a few ingredients and some simple prep, this Chicken Enchilada Casserole makes an easy and delicious weeknight meal!


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 onion diced
  • 1 bell pepper red or green, diced
  • ½ cup black beans drained and rinsed
  • 3 cups cooked chopped chicken
  • 1 packet taco seasoning
  • 28 oz green enchilada sauce
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 12 small corn tortillas 6" each
  • 2 cups Monterey jack cheese


  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Combine sour cream and enchilada sauce. Set aside.
  • Cook onion in oil 4 minutes or until slightly tender. Add bell pepper and cook 3 minutes more.
  • Stir in taco seasoning, chicken and black beans with ⅔ cup water. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer 5 minutes or until thickened.
  • Place ½ cup enchilada sauce in the bottom of a 9x13 casserole dish. Layer 6 tortillas on top. Add ½ of the chicken mixture and ½ of the cheese. Top with half of the remaining enchilada sauce.
  • Add 6 more tortillas, remaining chicken mixture, remaining enchilada sauce and finally the remaining cheese.
  • Bake uncovered 25-30 minutes or until hot and bubbly.
  • Cool 10 minutes before serving.


Calories: 551kcal | Carbohydrates: 42g | Protein: 34g | Fat: 28g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Cholesterol: 106mg | Sodium: 1471mg | Potassium: 461mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 2076IU | Vitamin C: 30mg | Calcium: 382mg | Iron: 3mg