Taco Fiesta Chicken Lasagna

Taco Fiesta Chicken Lasagna

Mexico meets Italy, with south-of-the-border favorites like refried beans, taco sauce, and cilantro appearing in a cross-cultural chicken lasagna.

Prep Time

30

Minutes

Total Time

9:30

Hrs:Mins

Makes

8

servings

2
(14 1/2-oz.) cans diced tomatoes with zesty mild green chiles, undrained
1/4
cup taco sauce
3
cups cubed cooked chicken
1
(16-oz.) can Old El Paso® Refried Beans
1/2
cup sour cream
12
uncooked lasagna noodles
12
oz. (3 cups) shredded colby-Monterey Jack cheese
1/2
cup chopped green onions
1/4
cup sliced ripe olives, if desired
2
tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  1. Spray 15x12-inch sheet of foil and 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish with nonstick cooking spray. In large bowl, combine tomatoes and taco sauce; mix well. Stir in chicken. In medium bowl, combine refried beans and sour cream; mix well.
  2. Spread about 1 cup chicken mixture in bottom of sprayed baking dish. Top with 4 uncooked noodles, breaking to fit if necessary. Spread with half of bean mixture and 1 1/2 cups chicken mixture. Sprinkle with 1 cup of the cheese, half of the onions and half of the olives.
  3. Layer 4 more noodles, remaining bean mixture, 1 1/2 cups chicken mixture and 1 cup cheese. Top with remaining 4 noodles, chicken mixture, onions, olives and cheese. (Be sure top noodles are covered.) Cover with foil, sprayed side down. Refrigerate at least 8 hours or overnight.
  4. Heat oven to 350°F. Bake covered lasagna for 50 minutes. Uncover baking dish; bake an additional 18 to 22 minutes or until bubbly and thoroughly heated. Let stand 10 minutes before serving. Sprinkle with cilantro. If desired, garnish each serving with dollop of sour cream, chopped tomato and shredded lettuce.
Makes 8 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Ingredient Info
For more heat, purchase diced tomatoes with hot green chilies.
Kitchen Tip
Purchase 1/2-inch-thick slices of cooked chicken from the deli and cube the slices for the 3 cups needed in this recipe.
Serving Suggestion
Serve warm flour tortillas and sliced mango or papaya with this lasagna.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 470
    • (Calories from Fat 200),
  • Total Fat 22g
    • (Saturated Fat 12g,),
  • Cholesterol 100mg;
  • Sodium 750mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 39g
    • (Dietary Fiber 5g,
    • Sugars 5g),
  • Protein 34g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 2 1/2 Starch;
    • 4 Lean Meat;
    • 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.