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Chicken Tamale Casserole

Chicken Tamale Casserole
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 45 min
  • Servings 8

This Chicken Tamale Casserole is a family-friendly dinner for busy weeknights. ...MORE+ LESS-

Cheri Liefeld Cheri Liefeld
August 12, 2016

Ingredients

1
(14 3/4-oz) can creamed corn
1
(8.5-oz) box corn muffin mix
1
(4.5-oz) can Old El Paso™ chopped green chiles
1/4
cup sour cream
1
egg
1
teaspoon ground cumin
1 1/2
cups shredded Mexican blend cheese, divided
2
cups shredded cooked chicken
1
(10-oz) can Old El Paso™ red enchilada sauce
Toppings: sour cream, diced avocado, diced tomatoes, cilantro

Steps

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  • 1
    Preheat oven to 400° F and spray a 9 x 13 baking dish with cooking spray.
  • 2
    In a large bowl, combine the creamed corn, muffin mix, chiles, sour cream, egg, cumin, and 1/2 cup of the shredded cheese.
  • 3
    Bake for 20-25 minutes or until edges are golden brown and the middle is set.
  • 4
    Use the back of a wooden spoon (or any other utensil) to make dents in the top of the surface.
  • 5
    In a medium bowl, combine the chicken and the enchilada sauce and pour over the top of the baked corn mixture. Sprinkle with remaining 1 1/2 cups of the shredded cheese.
  • 6
    Bake for 5-10 minutes or until cheese is melted.
  • 7
    Remove from oven and let cool slightly. Slice into squares and top with sour cream, diced avocado, diced tomatoes, and cilantro if desired.

Expert Tips

  • Rotisserie chicken works great in this dish.
  • To spice it up a bit, add a finely diced jalapeno to the corn mixture.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
340
Calories from Fat
130
% Daily Value
Total Fat
15g
22%
Saturated Fat
7g
37%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
80mg
26%
Sodium
730mg
30%
Potassium
200mg
6%
Total Carbohydrate
34g
11%
Dietary Fiber
1g
4%
Sugars
3g
Protein
18g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%
8%
Vitamin C
6%
6%
Calcium
15%
15%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 1 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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