Chicken Enchilada Casserole

A can of Progresso® Light soup just made it easier to serve a tasty dinner. Chicken breast gets a Mexican twist in this delicious casserole.

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  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 55 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 3
 

Ingredients

1
boneless skinless chicken breast, cut into thin bite-size strips
1/2
medium red bell pepper, finely chopped
1/4
teaspoon ground cumin
1
can (18.5 oz) Progresso™ Light Southwestern-style vegetable soup
1/4
cup uncooked instant brown rice
1
oz fat-free cream cheese, cut into cubes
3
tablespoons Old El Paso™ fat-free refried beans (from 16-oz can)
4
corn tortillas (6 inch)
1/3
cup shredded reduced-fat mild Cheddar cheese

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In 12-inch nonstick skillet, cook chicken and bell pepper over medium-high heat 4 to 6 minutes, stirring constantly, until chicken begins to brown and bell pepper is crisp-tender. Sprinkle with cumin.
  • 2 Stir in soup. Heat to boiling. Stir in rice; reduce heat to low. Cover; cook about 10 minutes or until rice is tender.
  • 3 Stir cream cheese into chicken mixture until well blended. Spread 1 tablespoon of the refried beans on 1 tortilla; place, beans side up, in bottom of ungreased 1-quart casserole. Top with 1 cup chicken mixture; sprinkle with 1 tablespoon of the cheese. Repeat 2 times. Top with remaining tortilla; sprinkle with remaining cheese.
  • 4 Cover; bake 20 to 25 minutes or until mixture is hot and cheese is melted.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In 12-inch nonstick skillet, cook chicken and bell pepper over medium-high heat 4 to 6 minutes, stirring constantly, until chicken begins to brown and bell pepper is crisp-tender. Sprinkle with cumin.
  • 2 Stir in soup. Heat to boiling. Stir in rice; reduce heat to low. Cover; cook about 10 minutes or until rice is tender.
  • 3 Stir cream cheese into chicken mixture until well blended. Spread 1 tablespoon of the refried beans on 1 tortilla; place, beans side up, in bottom of ungreased 1-quart casserole. Top with 1 cup chicken mixture; sprinkle with 1 tablespoon of the cheese. Repeat 2 times. Top with remaining tortilla; sprinkle with remaining cheese.
  • 4 Cover; bake 20 to 25 minutes or until mixture is hot and cheese is melted.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Make the casserole up to 24 hours ahead of baking, and store covered in the refrigerator. Since you'll be baking a cold casserole, expect the bake time to be a few minutes longer.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
250
(
Calories from Fat
35),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3 1/2g
3 1/2%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
30mg
30%;
Sodium
880mg
880%;
Total Carbohydrate
35g
35%
(Dietary Fiber
6g
6%
  Sugars
4g
4%
),
Protein
19g
19%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
35%;
Vitamin C
30%;
Calcium
15%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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