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Cheesy Chicken Enchiladas

Prep Time: 25 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 472kcal
Author: Holly
This Chicken Enchilada Bake is a delish Mexican style casserole that is so easy to make!


  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • ½ cup onion diced
  • ½ green pepper diced
  • 2 cups cooked chicken shredded
  • 1 packet taco seasoning
  • 1 can tomatoes with chili peppers
  • ½ cup water
  • 8 corn tortillas or flour
  • 2 cups shredded pepper jack cheese or tex mex cheese blend
  • 28 ounces enchilada sauce


  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Saute onions and peppers in oil over medium heat until tender. Add chicken, taco seasoning, diced tomatoes and ½ cup water. Simmer 5 minutes or until water has evaporated.
  • Add 1 cup of the enchilada sauce to the bottom of a 9x13" baking dish.
  • Place ¼ cup of the chicken mixture on a tortilla and top with 2 tablespoons shredded cheese. Roll up and place seam down onto the enchilada sauce in the baking dish. Repeat with remaining tortillas.
  • Top with remaining enchilada sauce and remaining shredded cheese. Cover and bake for 15 minutes. Uncover and bake an additional 10 minutes or until cheese is slightly brown and bubbly.
  • Rest 5 minutes, add your favorite toppings and serve.


Serving: 2enchiladas | Calories: 472kcal | Carbohydrates: 52g | Protein: 21g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 50mg | Sodium: 2914mg | Potassium: 198mg | Fiber: 10g | Sugar: 19g | Vitamin A: 3045IU | Vitamin C: 23mg | Calcium: 499mg | Iron: 3mg