Potluck Chicken Fajita Casserole (serves 12-15)

Prep Time: 15 mins Cook Time: 45 mins

egg free

nut free

gluten free

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable or canola oil
  • 1 medium yellow onion, diced
  • 3 bell peppers (red, yellow, orange or green), sliced
  • 1 16-ounce bag tortilla chips
  • 1 1/2 cups grated cheddar cheese
  • 2 12-ounce jars salsa verde or tomatillo salsa
  • 3/4 cup sour cream (low fat or regular)
  • 4 cups cooked chicken, shredded

Preparation

1. Preheat oven to 350° F.
2. Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the onions and peppers and sauté for 5-6 minutes, or until they just begin to soften.
4. In a small bowl, whisk together the salsa verde and sour cream.
3. In a 13 x 9 baking dish, create layers with half of the tortilla chips, onion mixture, chicken, cheese and salsa verde sauce. Top with another layer using the remaining tortilla chips, onion mixture, and salsa verde. Top with the remaining cheese.
4. Cover baking dish with foil and bake for 20 minutes. Uncover and bake for an additional 20 minutes, or until the cheese is melted and bubbly.
5. Cool and serve.