Mexican Chicken Casserole {Hello Summer}

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  • Hello fellow I Heart Nap Time friends. I am Jen, and I blog over at PinkWhen, here to share with you one of my favorite casserole recipes. There is something about a one dish dinner that completely makes my day. I love using less dishes and creating a fabulous meal all in one easy setting. This casserole is one of those dishes, and one of my favorite all time meals to make. You can make this Delicious Mexican Chicken Casserole in right under an hour, and it is so good!

    Add a side of your favorite salsa and chips, and you are all set with dinner! Let’s get started…

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    When I set out to create this dish, I wanted to make it super simple and still keep all of the delicious flavors. I also like dishes that don’t require me to work the entire time in the kitchen. You can prepare and have this dish finished in just an hour. Perfect for an after school meal, and easy for when you get home from work.

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    Hello, I am Jennifer and I blog over at PinkWhen.com. You can find me making all sorts of projects on any given day. I have always had a creative flair, and now that I am older I get to create fun projects and cook on a daily basis. Follow along and see what I am going to be sharing next. You can find me on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, Google +, and in the kitchen on a daily basis!

     

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    Mexican Chicken Casserole

    You can make this Delicious Mexican Chicken Casserole in right under an hour, and it is so good!

    Course Main Course
    Cuisine Mexican
    Keyword Mexican Chicken Casserole
    Prep Time 30 minutes
    Cook Time 45 minutes
    Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
    Servings 8
    Calories 476 kcal
    Author I Heart Naptime Contributor

    Ingredients

    • 8 oz bag instant whole grain rice cooked
    • 8 ounces shredded mexican cheese
    • shredded cheddar cheese
    • 3 chicken breasts
    • 14.5 ounces Rotel
    • 14.5 ounces black beans (drained)
    • 8 ounces cream cheese, softened
    • 1/2 cup green onion tops

    Instructions

    1. Heat oven to 350 degrees. Boil a pot of water and chicken breasts for 15 minutes. Shred chicken and place to the side.

    2. In a medium bowl, mix cooked rice, cheese, shredded chicken breasts, Rotel, Black beans, and cream cheese. Mix well.

    3. Place casserole mixture in a 9 x 13 glass baking dish. Top with shredded cheddar cheese. Bake for 45 minutes on 350.

    4. After baking, sprinkle green onion tops over the casserole and serve after cooling slightly.

    Nutrition Facts
    Mexican Chicken Casserole
    Amount Per Serving
    Calories 476 Calories from Fat 189
    % Daily Value*
    Total Fat 21g 32%
    Saturated Fat 11g 55%
    Cholesterol 112mg 37%
    Sodium 394mg 16%
    Potassium 749mg 21%
    Total Carbohydrates 37g 12%
    Dietary Fiber 6g 24%
    Sugars 2g
    Protein 33g 66%
    Vitamin A 14.3%
    Vitamin C 8.4%
    Calcium 26.2%
    Iron 15.4%
    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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