Aztec Casserole


A chicken mixture with corn, chile peppers, cheese and sour cream gives this casserole the savory, zingy flavor of the Aztec gods: a combination of sun kings and corn culture. Sabor!

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
40 mins
6 to 8 servings


  • 9 (6 inch) corn tortillas, cut in half

  • 2 (10 ounce) cans enchilada sauce

  • 2 cups sour cream

  • 2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese

  • 2 (4 ounce) cans diced green chiles

  • 1 cup fresh corn kernels

  • 1 pound skinless, boneless chicken breast halves - boiled


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  2. In a medium bowl, combine sour cream, cheese, chile peppers, corn, and chicken. Mix together well.

  3. Dip 9 tortilla halves in enchilada sauce, and arrange them in the bottom of a lightly greased 9x13 inch baking dish. Spread 1/2 chicken mixture over the tortilla layer. Repeat.

  4. Bake in the preheated oven for 25 to 30 minutes, or until center is heated through.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

665 Calories
44g Fat
32g Carbs
38g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 665
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 44g 56%
Saturated Fat 25g 126%
Cholesterol 166mg 55%
Sodium 795mg 35%
Total Carbohydrate 32g 11%
Dietary Fiber 4g 15%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 38g
Vitamin C 35mg 177%
Calcium 426mg 33%
Iron 2mg 11%
Potassium 626mg 13%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.