Total Time
1hr 45mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 1 hr 30 mins

This chicken casserole is a lowfat, filling, and spicy treat that the whole family will enjoy. This makes great leftovers.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Simmer tomato sauce and spices, including cocoa on low heat for about an hour for best flavor blend.
  2. Saute peppers and onion in oil over medium high heat until vegetables are soft, about 5-10 minutes.
  3. Layer the following (about 1/2 of each group) in a 9 x9 casserole dish; tortilla, chicken, vegetables, black beans, sauce.
  4. Repeat layer reserving a little bit of sauce.
  5. Top with 3rd tortilla.
  6. Top with remaining sauce and cheese.
  7. Cover with foil.
  8. Bake at 350 for 45 minutes.
  9. Uncover and continue to bake for 10-15 minutes or until cheese is melted and starting to brown.
  10. Cut into 6 servings.
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Yum! We loved it! I made as posted except I cut the recipe in half and cooked it in a 1.5 qt casserole dish. This was easy to prepare and was full of Mexican flavors. I topped it with some sour cream, salsa and chopped cilantro. Made for Spring PAC 2010. Thanks for posting. :)