You'll have fun layering crispy tortilla strips with chicken, salsa and cheese in this amazing casserole.
cup vegetable oil
flour or corn tortillas (6 to 8 inches in diameter), cut into 1/2-inch strips
cups shredded cooked chicken or turkey
cups salsa verde or green sauce
cups shredded Chihuahua or mozzarella cheese (8 ounces)
Heat oil in 10-inch skillet until hot. Cook tortilla strips in oil 30 to 60 seconds or until light golden brown; drain.
Heat oven to 350ºF. Grease 2-quart casserole.
Layer half of the tortilla strips in casserole; top with chicken, half of the salsa verde (about 2/3 cup) and 1 cup of the cheese. Press layers gently down into casserole. Repeat with remaining tortilla strips, sauce and cheese.
Bake about 30 minutes or until cheese is melted and golden brown.
Salsa verde--or green salsa--is found in the Mexican foods aisle of most supermarkets.
For a quick, south-of-the-border fiesta, serve this flavor-packed casserole with salad greens tossed with cool ranch dressing and some piping-hot corn muffins.
NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING
Serving Size: 1 Serving
- Calories from Fat
% Daily Value
- Total Fat
- 31 g
- Saturated Fat
- 8 g
- 60 mg
- 590 mg
- 340 mg
- Total Carbohydrate
- 27 g
- Dietary Fiber
- 2 g
- 28 g
- Vitamin A
- Vitamin C
Exchanges:2 Starch; 3 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.