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Chicken and Black Bean Bake

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  3 reviews
  • 15 min prep time
  • 55 min total time
  • 11 ingredients
  • 8 servings
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Chicken gets a kick from chiles and salsa in this cheese-topped casserole.

Bake-Off® Contest 40, 2002
Janet Mercer
Winter Park, Florida

Ingredients

1
(12-oz.) pkg. bulk hot pork sausage
3/4
cup Pillsbury BEST® Self Rising Flour*
12
oz. (3 cups) shredded Cheddar cheese
3
cups diced cooked chicken or turkey
1 1/2
cups Old El Paso™ Thick 'n Chunky Salsa
1
can (15 oz) Progresso™ Black Beans, drained, rinsed
2
eggs
2
(4.5-oz.) cans Old El Paso™ Chopped Green Chiles
Old El Paso™ Thick 'n Chunky Salsa
Sour cream
Fresh cilantro sprigs

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Cook sausage in medium skillet over medium-high heat until thoroughly cooked, stirring frequently. Drain.
  • 2 Lightly spoon flour into measuring cup; level off. In large bowl, combine flour, sausage and 1 cup of the cheese; mix well. Spread into ungreased 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish. Sprinkle with chicken. Top with 1 1/2 cups salsa and beans.
  • 3 In medium bowl, combine eggs and chiles; beat well. Stir in 1 cup of the cheese. Pour over mixture in baking dish. Sprinkle with remaining 1 cup cheese.
  • 4 Bake at 350°F. for 25 to 35 minutes or until set and edges are golden brown. Cool 5 minutes. Spoon onto individual serving plates. Garnish each serving with additional salsa, sour cream and cilantro.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Cook sausage in medium skillet over medium-high heat until thoroughly cooked, stirring frequently. Drain.
  • 2 Lightly spoon flour into measuring cup; level off. In large bowl, combine flour, sausage and 1 cup of the cheese; mix well. Spread into ungreased 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish. Sprinkle with chicken. Top with 1 1/2 cups salsa and beans.
  • 3 In medium bowl, combine eggs and chiles; beat well. Stir in 1 cup of the cheese. Pour over mixture in baking dish. Sprinkle with remaining 1 cup cheese.
  • 4 Bake at 350°F. for 25 to 35 minutes or until set and edges are golden brown. Cool 5 minutes. Spoon onto individual serving plates. Garnish each serving with additional salsa, sour cream and cilantro.

Expert Tips

*Pillsbury BEST® All Purpose or Unbleached Flour can be substituted for the self-rising flour. Add 1 1/4 teaspoons baking powder and 1/8 teaspoon salt to flour.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1/8 of Recipe
Calories
510
Calories from Fat
260
% Daily Value
Total Fat
29g
45%
Saturated Fat
15g
75%
Cholesterol
170mg
57%
Sodium
1280mg
53%
Total Carbohydrate
24g
8%
Dietary Fiber
5g
20%
Sugars
5g
5%
Protein
37g
37%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
30%
30%
Vitamin C
15%
15%
Calcium
40%
40%
Iron
20%
20%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 1 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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