Green Chile Chicken Enchilada Casserole Recipe

By Shannon Gurnee
In Cooking with Redhead Mom
September 13, 2018

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In our home, we have some family favorites when it comes to dinnertime. I have to admit that this has become a favorite with other family members and friends we’ve had visting when I made it for dinner. One of those favorites is the Green Chile Chicken Enchiladas Casserole Recipe. It’s so good – both fresh and as leftovers!!!

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Green Chiles Chicken Enchiladas Casserole Recipe


  • Shredded chicken
  • Two 28oz cans Las Palmas Green Chile Enchilada Sauce
  • 2 cups Chicken broth (I make mine using bouillon)
  • Two 10 1/2oz cans Cream of Chicken
  • Two 10 1/2oz cans Cream of Mushroom
  • 4 cups Shredded sharp cheddar cheese (or more if you prefer)
  • Yellow Corn Tortillas


1 – Shred chicken if not already shredded and set to the side.

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2 – In a pot, whisk together Green Chile Enchilada Sauce, Cream of Chicken, Cream of Mushroom and Chicken Broth. Cook over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally, until sauce is boiling. If you’re limited on time, simply whisk together the ingredients in a bowl.

3 – Preheat oven to 350Β°F.

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4 – In a 9×13 pan, ladle a couple of scoops of the sauce to cover the bottom layer of the pan.

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5 – On top of the layer of sauce, lay out approximately 8 tortillas, overlaying them on top of each other.

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6 – Ladle another few scoops of sauce on top of the tortillas.

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7 – Spread a layer of shredded chicken.

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8 – Spread a layer of shredded cheese.

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9 – Spread another layer of tortillas, sauce, chicken and cheese.

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10 – Finish with a layer of corn tortillas, sauce and lots of cheese!! Put in the oven and bake for about 45 minutes or until cheese is melted.

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Let it cool for about 10-15 minutes and serve. Enjoy!!! **This can be served alone or in combination with Spanish Rice and Refried Beans on the side.**

Have you ever made Green Chile Chicken Enchiladas Casserole?



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Shannon Gurnee is the author of Redhead Mom formerly "The Mommy-Files", a national blog with a loyal following. She has a Bachelor's Degree in Marriage, Family, and Human Development with a Minor in Business Management. Shannon and her husband, Frank, have a large family with 6 awesome kids and love living on the Central Coast near San Luis Obispo, California, as well as traveling around the world. A full-time Social Media and Professional Blogger, Shannon also serves as a National Brand Ambassador for many well-known companies. Her blog focuses on motherhood, family fun activities, traveling, fashion, beauty, technology, wedding ideas and recipes while providing professional opinions on products, performances, restaurants, and a variety of businesses.

50 Responses to “Green Chile Chicken Enchilada Casserole Recipe”

  1. Barbara Montag says:

    We love all things Mexican and would love this!
    Thank you for the recipe.

  2. Alexandra says:

    Oh, this does sound interesting. Thank you for sharing – I will definitely have to think about giving this a go! πŸ™‚

  3. Nessa says:

    olala !! this recipe looks so good !! I ‘m pretty sure I love it !!

  4. This looks amazing. I love Mexican food. Will be making soon.

  5. Preet says:

    This looks so delightful and tasty. I just love everything about this!. This would disappear in no time at our house!.

  6. i’ve made it but not quite like this. looks like a good recipe to try though!

  7. Azlin Bloor says:

    A wonderfully quick and easy green chile enchilada! I always have a glut of tomatillos this time of year and love using them for green chile! Your casserole looks simply amazing, what a fab comfort food!

  8. Julietta M. says:

    This recipe looks so good and easy to make! I’ll definitely put it on rotation at the house. I love trying out new recipes!

  9. Lisa says:

    Yum! I love enchiladas, and this recipe looks quite simple to make. I’ll definitely give it a go!

  10. Christina says:

    I love a good casserole! Yummy to have as leftovers throughout the week. Thanks for sharing!

  11. lauren stewart says:

    This looks so delicious!! Definitely saving this recipe for dinner sometime soon – my kids would love it!

  12. Shannan P says:

    This looks delicious! My 12 year old would attempt to scarf that down on his own!

  13. stacey says:

    One of my favorites. I love green chile recipes because it changes up taco night with a spin on the traditional.

  14. We love Mexican food, and these enchiladas look beyond amazing!

  15. I have a couple of casserole recipes that are my go-to when I need to make a meal for someone, but I have not heard of this one. I am stoked to try it.

  16. Theresa says:

    This is a meal my whole family would love! Looks easy and delicious, perfect for busy moms, like myself.

  17. Looks yummy and EASY! Thanks for sharing!

  18. Eryka says:

    Definitely adding this to the dinner list for the week! My husband would love it

  19. Denay says:

    Mmm….this chicken enchilada casserole looks super yummy! I look forward to making this next week.

  20. This recipe looks so delicious. We love Mexican food, especially chicken enchiladas.

  21. I love it! Looks really good!! Perfect for my family!

  22. Lisa Favre says:

    Now this is just layers of ultimate deliciousness. My husband and I love any type of Tex-Mex inspired dish and the ingredients in this casserole just checks off a list of all of our favorite ingredients.

  23. Looks yummy and easy!! Thanks for sharing!

  24. Steph says:

    No and I never tasted this dish either. Seems interesting, I love cheddar.

  25. Such an easy sounding dish. I think my kids would adore this. I’m going to check it out with them.

  26. This looks so delicious. I’ve never had enchilada before but I would love to after seeing this picture.

  27. I love making casseroles because they are so easy! That’s a great idea to bake the tortillas right into the casserole!

  28. Oh my yum! This looks AMAZING! Totally making this this week! Yummy!

  29. Danielle says:

    Looks so yummy and easy to make! Will add this to my list of meals!

  30. Rachel says:

    I need to try this. I have some chicken ready to go tonight. Time to get baking.

  31. Kathy says:

    I love that these look so simple to make. I haven’t made chicken enchiladas before, but I’ve made beef ones. I can’t wait to try out these ones.

  32. Cassie Mac says:

    Looks so good! I love home cooked Mexican!

  33. Kiwi says:

    This looks so good. I might revamp it and add shrimp instead of chicken since I am pescatarian now!

  34. Catalina says:

    This dish seems so easy to make with your step by step tips and photos. It is easy and sounds so tasty! The kind of meal that everyone in my family will love!

  35. Kirstie says:

    I made something similar to this not long ago and LOVED it!!! I;ll have to try this one next!!!

  36. Laura says:

    This looks and sounds awesome x

  37. nati says:

    How interesting! In fact it looks quite like a Mexican lasagna!

  38. i would love to try this! i’ll attempt any casserole dish with enchilada in the name!

  39. We make what we call white sauce enchiladas all the time very similar to this, so yummy love it. Thanks for the recipe!

  40. London Mumma says:

    I love a one pot wonder dish. This is great for thee whole family to eat.

  41. Emily Leary says:

    This looks really tasty – the kind of meal that my family would love. I like the fact that it’s so quick and easy to make too!

  42. OMG, this looks incredible. I love how creamy it looks. I like to make my enchiladas spicy!

  43. Vickie L Couturier says:

    that looks so good an easy to make,,im goina to try this outthis weekend

  44. Love the flavors in this recipe and casseroles are always so easy to make which is why it’s perfect for those busy nights! Green chile is the best!

  45. Tracie Cooper says:

    Our family loves enchiladas and would love to make this recipe for my family.

  46. kathy pease says:

    This looks so yummy and I will have to try out the recipe πŸ™‚

  47. Katie Bellamy says:

    Looks delish & so easy to make!

  48. Tracie Cooper says:

    I would love to make this for my hubby. He loves chicken casseroles.

  49. Mary Gardner says:

    This looks like something my family would enjoy and so easy to make as well! Thanks for sharing!

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