Mexi-Quinoa Chicken Casserole

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  • Published Apr 2nd
  • Ready In55m
  • Servings5
  • Calories457.8
Spicy, half-healthy casserole; would be great with ground beef too.

Mexi-Quinoa Chicken Casserole Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Mexi-Quinoa Chicken Casserole for 5 servings:

  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 3 eaches skinless, boneless chicken breast halves, cut into bite-size pieces
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, chopped
  • 1 (15 ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 ½ cups salsa
  • 1 (6 ounce) can tomato paste
  • 2 teaspoons garlic salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • ¼ cup sour cream
  • ¼ cup shredded Cheddar cheese

Mexi-Quinoa Chicken Casserole Cooking Instructions

  • Prep20m
  • Cook35m
  • Ready In55m

To cook Mexi-Quinoa Chicken Casserole, you need about 20 minutes of preparation time. The time needed to cook this Mexi-Quinoa Chicken Casserole is about 35 minutes , and you can serve your Mexi-Quinoa Chicken Casserole within 55 minutes . The following are the steps to cook Mexi-Quinoa Chicken Casserole easily:

  1. 1 Bring chicken broth and quinoa to a boil in a saucepan. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer until quinoa is tender and water has been absorbed, 15 to 20 minutes.
  2. 2 Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a skillet; cook and stir chicken until no longer pink in the center, about 10 minutes.
  3. 3 Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a separate large skillet over medium heat; cook and stir onion, green bell pepper, and jalapeno pepper until tender, 5 to 10 minutes. Mix quinoa, chicken, black beans, salsa, tomato paste, garlic salt, cumin, chili powder, black pepper, and oregano into onion mixture; cook, stirring occasionally, until casserole is heated through and thickened, 5 to 10 minutes. Top casserole with sour cream and Cheddar cheese.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 457.8 calories; 54.8 g of carbohydrate; 51.8 mg of cholesterol; 14.4 g of fat; 12.6 g of fiber; 29.9 g of protein; 4.3 g of saturatedFat; 2255.6 mg of sodium; 9.6 g of sugar;

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