Healthy 6-Ingredient King Ranch Chicken Casserole Recipe

Feb 22 2022
This lightened-up chicken casserole is pure comfort food! It’s creamy, cheesy, and full of flavor. Whip one up as a family dinner, or make it just for you and enjoy a panful of leftovers... YUM.

Hungry Girl Healthy King Ranch Chicken Casserole Recipe

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1/6th of casserole: 252 calories, 11g total fat (5.5g sat. fat), 626mg sodium, 14g carbs, 2g fiber, 4g sugars, 24g protein

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Prep: 15 minutes
Cook: 35 minutes


1 cup chopped onion

3/4 cup light/reduced-fat cream cheese

3/4 cup shredded reduced-fat Mexican-blend cheese

12 oz. cooked skinless chicken breast, cut into bite-sized pieces

One 10-oz. can diced tomatoes with green chiles, drained

Three 6-inch corn tortillas, cut into quarters



1/8 tsp. salt

1/8 tsp. black pepper

2 tbsp. taco seasoning


Preheat oven to 375℉. Spray an 8"x8" baking pan with nonstick spray.

Bring a skillet sprayed with nonstick spray to medium-high heat. Add onion, salt, and pepper. Cook and stir until slightly softened, about 3 minutes.

Transfer onion to a large bowl. Add cream cheese, 1/4 cup shredded cheese, chicken, and taco seasoning. Mix until uniform. Fold in diced tomatoes with chiles.

Transfer half of the chicken mixture to the baking pan, and smooth out the surface. Add half of the tortilla pieces in an even layer, and top with 1/4 cup shredded cheese. Repeat layering with remaining chicken mixture, tortilla pieces, and 1/4 cup shredded cheese.

Cover with foil, and bake for 25 minutes.

Remove foil, and bake until entire dish is hot and bubbly and cheese has lightly browned, about 5 minutes.


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