Chicken Enchilada Pie

Your taste buds are in a treat with this Chicken Enchilada Pie. Tortillas are baked, arranged into a crust, filled with delicious layers of enchiladas shredded chicken, corn, black beans, shredded cheddar, and shredded Monterey jack, respectively. Who can resist it? My family can’t. My kids and I go crazy for it from the moment we taste it. They even ask me to make it for weekend meals. Yummy!

Chicken Enchilada Pie

Recipe by Sandra MyersCourse: Lunch, DinnerCuisine: AmericanDifficulty: Easy
Servings

6

servings
Prep time

10

minutes
Cooking time

50

minutes
Total time

1

hour 

This chicken enchilada pie is one of the best recipes to make with chicken. Ready in 1 hour, it’s also great to Friday’s dinner.

Ingredients

  • 5 medium flour tortillas

  • 1 (19-oz.) can enchilada sauce

  • 3 c. shredded chicken

  • 1 (15-oz.) can corn, drained

  • 1 (15-oz.) can black beans, drained and rinsed

  • 3 c. shredded cheddar

  • 3 c. shredded monterey jack

  • 1 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil

  • 1/2 medium onion, chopped

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • Cooking spray

  • Pico de gallo, for serving

  • Freshly chopped cilantro, for garnish

  • Sour cream, for garnish

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Spray a 9” springform pan with cooking spray.
  • Place 4 tortillas in bottom of pan, pressing up sides. Bake until lightly golden, about 15 minutes.
  • Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add onion and cook until soft, about 5 minutes. Stir in garlic and cook until fragrant, 1 minute more.
  • Add enchilada sauce and chicken and bring to a simmer. Remove from heat.
  • To assemble pie: Add even layer of chicken on top of baked tortilla crust then top with half the corn, black beans, and cheeses. Repeat process with remaining ingredients; then place remaining tortilla on top and sprinkle with remaining cheese.
  • Bake until tortillas are deeply golden and cheese is melted, 40 minutes.
  • Let cool in pan for 10 minutes, then garnish with pico de gallo, cilantro, and sour cream.

Source: https://www.delish.com/cooking/recipe-ideas/a19856668/chicken-enchilada-pie-recipe/

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