Chicken & Black Bean Casserole
Learn how to make this easy
chicken black bean casserole recipe
. It's very adaptable & sure to be your next family favorite.
red pepper flakes
boneless, skinless chicken breast meat
chopped into bite size pieces
drained and rinsed
shredded Mexican blend cheese
can 28 oz
Saute onion, green pepper and garlic in olive oil for about 5 minutes. Add cumin, salt, pepper, red pepper flakes, beans, salsa, tomatoes and chicken. Simmer on medium to low heat for 10 minutes.
Spoon some of this mixture into a 13 x 9 baking pan or two 8x8 pans.
Cut the tortillas in half.
Line the pan with the tortillas by placing the flat cut side against the sides allowing the center to overlap.
Sprinkle about 1/3 of the cheese on top of the tortilla layer.
Spoon half of the chicken and bean mixture on top.
Place another layer of tortillas on next followed by cheese and the remaining chicken & beans.
Finish with the remaining cheese
Cover with foil and cook for 35 minutes in a 350 degree oven.
Serve with chopped lettuce, tomatoes and sour cream.
Feel free to use cooked chicken to make this even faster or leave it out for a vegetarian or side dish option.