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White Chicken Enchilada Casserole
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White Chicken Enchilada Casserole

White Chicken Enchilada Casserole is full of diced, cooked chicken, black beans, cheese and diced green chilies. With layers of flour tortillas, this creamy casserole is so hearty and filling.

Course Dinner, Main Dish
Cuisine Tex-Mex
Keyword enchilada casserole
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Servings 9
Calories 439kcal


  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 cup diced onion
  • 1 jalapeno, minced
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 2 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1 (8-ounce) conatiner sour cream
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 (4-ounce) can diced green chiles, drained
  • 3 1/2 cups shredded cooked chicken
  • 3 green onions, sliced
  • 1 cup canned black beans, drained and rinsed (optional)
  • 2 cups shredded Pepper Jack or Monterey Jack cheese
  • sliced green onion and chopped cilantro, optional
  • 10 medium-size flour tortillas, cut in half


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Melt butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Add onion and jalapeno and cook 2 to 3 minutes.
    Add flour and cook and stir for 1 minute.
  • Gradually whisk in the chicken broth. Bring to a boil and simmer for 2 to 3 minutes.
    Add the cream cheese and stir until melted.
  • Remove from heat and stir in the sour cream, salt, cumin, garlic powder, oregano, black pepper, and green chiles.
  • In a medium bowl, combine chicken, green onion, and black beans.
  • Arrange 1/3 of the tortillas in the bottom of a greased 9x13-inch baking dish. Overlapping as needed.
  • Spread half the chicken mixture on top of the tortillas. Pour 1/3 of the sauce evenly over the chicken and sprinkle with 1/3 of the cheese.
  • Repeat another layer of tortillas, chicken, sauce, and cheese, (using half the remaining tortillas, sauce, and cheese and all the remaining chicken mixture.)
  • Top off with remaining tortillas, sauce and cheese.
  • Bake uncovered for 35 minutes. Garnish with green onion and cilantro if desired.


Calories: 439kcal