30 Minute Meals: Quinoa Chicken Enchilada Casserole

This meal is so easy to make, it barely requires a recipe. Cook the seasoned chicken in a slow cooker ahead of time and all that’s left to do is mix it all together and bake. In less than 30 minutes you’re enjoying a healthy and filling meal that’s perfect for a busy weeknight or weekend lunch.

Quinoa Chicken Enchilada Casserole

Quinoa Chicken Enchilada Casserole

Container count per serving: 2 yellow, 1 blue, 1 green, 1 red
INGREDIENTS

  • 2 cups cooked quinoa (I used red quinoa, but any variety is fine)
  • 3 cups cooked and shredded chicken, seasoned with Southwest Seasoning
  • 1 3oz. can of green chiles
  • 1 cup corn
  • 1/2 onion, chopped
  • 1 1/3 cups shredded cheese
  • 1 jar enchilada sauce

DIRECTIONS

  1. Heat a large skillet on medium heat and add chicken, quinoa, green chiles, corn, onion, and enchilada sauce. Mix well and cook for 5 minutes. Heat the oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Transfer the mixture to a casserole dish and top with cheese, and bake for 15 minutes or until cheese is melted. Top with fresh cilantro.

Quinoa Chicken Enchilada Casserole

Quinoa Chicken Enchilada Casserole

Quinoa Chicken Enchilada Casserole

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2 Comments on “30 Minute Meals: Quinoa Chicken Enchilada Casserole

  1. Hi Amanda, this recipe makes 4 servings, so just cut it into 4 equal sections. Each section will be 2 yellow, 1 blue, 1 green, and 1 red container 🙂

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  2. How much is a serving on this? Should i just measure out each of the containers? Thanks.

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