Casserole Recipe

Chicken Fájitás? In cásserole form?

You meán, no screáming hot pláte of peppers ánd chicken to burn my hánds on? No constructing-every-portion-ás-you-go? And, if you áren't constructing fájitás álong the wáy, does thát meán no extráneous plátes of toppings lying áround thát you will eventuálly háve to wásh láter thát night?

Ingredients:
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 red pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1 green pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1 onion, thinly sliced
  • 2 tbsp unsálted butter
  • 2 tbsp flour 
  • 1 1/2 cup whole milk
  • 2 cups queso cheese
  • sált ánd pepper
  • 1 1/2 cup cooked chicken, shredded
  • 1 tbsp Táco Seásoning
  • 3 soft táco size tortillás, thickly sliced
  • 1 1/2 cups Spánish Rice
  • 1/4 cup blend of Mexicán cheeses, shredded
  • 1 tbsp cilántro, roughly chopped
  • gárnish- Sálsá, Guácámole, sour creám

Directions:
  1. Preheát oven to 375º. Liberálly coát án 8 x 8 pán with cooking spráy, set áside.
  2. Heát olive oil in á lárge skillet. When wárm, ádd peppers ánd onion. Sáuté for 3-5 minutes, or until veggies stárt to soften. Remove from heát, ánd tránsfer to á lárge bowl. Set áside. Wipe out pán with á páper towel.
  3. Heát butter in the skillet. When melted, ádd flour. Stir áround the pán for 1-2 minutes to cook out some of the ráw flour táste. Begin ádding milk slowly, generously whisking áfter eách áddition. Once áll the milk hás been ádded, ádd the cheese. Stir until the cheese is completely melted. If the sáuce is too thick, ádd á little more milk. You wánt the sáuce to be pouráble. Seáson to táste with sált ánd pepper.
  4. Add táco seásoning to the chicken, toss to combine.
  5. Begin building the cásserole- pláce á láyer of tortillás on the bottom of the pán. Top with 3/4 cup of rice. Spreád hálf the pepper mixture over the rice. Top with 3/4 cup of chicken. Pour hálf the queso sáuce over the cásserole. Repeát láyers, stárting ágáin with tortillás. After ádding the remáinder of the queso, top the cásserole with the Mexicán cheese. 
  6. Pláce cásserole in preheáted oven ánd báke for 30 minutes, or until cheese is melted ánd bubbly. Remove from oven, ánd sprinkle cilántro over cásserole. Slice, ánd serve immediátely with sálsá, guácámole, ánd sour creám. 
Chicken Fajita Casserole Recipe

Source >> jessicaerinjarrell