Cheesy Chicken Tortilla Bake

    This is a delicious recipe my family has made for years.  An easy dinner filled with delicious cheese sauce and chicken.  The best part is that it is inexpensive and can be made ahead of time and reheated.  Plus, it freezes well too!
I’m excited to be guest posting on Frugal Mom Eh -‘ this is a delicious recipe my family has made for years.  An easy dinner filled with delicious cheese sauce and chicken.  The best part is that it is inexpensive and can be made ahead of time and reheated.  Plus, it freezes well too!
This is a delicious recipe my family has made for years.  An easy dinner filled with delicious cheese sauce and chicken.  The best part is that it is inexpensive and can be made ahead of time and reheated.  Plus, it freezes well too!
This is a delicious recipe my family has made for years.  An easy dinner filled with delicious cheese sauce and chicken.  The best part is that it is inexpensive and can be made ahead of time and reheated.  Plus, it freezes well too!
This is a delicious recipe my family has made for years.  An easy dinner filled with delicious cheese sauce and chicken.  The best part is that it is inexpensive and can be made ahead of time and reheated.  Plus, it freezes well too!

Cheesy Chicken Tortilla Bake

adapted from Kraft
Ingredients
1/2 Miracle Whip Light
1/2 flour
3 cups milk
2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
4 boneless chicken breasts cooked and cubed
1 cup salsa (hot salsa for spicy, mild salsa for slightly tangy)
2 tbsp chopped cilantro
16 small tortillas – or 8 large tortillas
Directions
Heat oven to 375F
In a medium saucepan place Miracle Whip, flour gradually stirring in milk.  (CAUTION: mixture will lump if not whisked quickly while adding milk) Once thickened (approx. 5 mins) add 1.5 cups of cheese, cook until melted.  Take 1 cup of sauce out and set aside. Add cilantro, chicken and salsa to saucepan.
Fill each tortilla with mixture – fold in ends and roll.  Place in baking dish seam side down. Once all are filled and rolled pour reserved 1 cup of sauce over tortillas, top with 1/2 cup shredded cheese.
Bake 25 minutes or until golden brown and heated through.
This is a delicious recipe my family has made for years.  An easy dinner filled with delicious cheese sauce and chicken.  The best part is that it is inexpensive and can be made ahead of time and reheated.  Plus, it freezes well too!
4 from 1 vote
Cheesy Chicken Tortilla Bake
An easy dinner filled with delicious cheese sauce and chicken.
Ingredients
  • 1/2 Miracle Whip Light
  • 1/2 flour
  • 3 cups milk
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 4 boneless chicken breasts cooked and cubed
  • 1 cup salsa hot salsa for spicy, mild salsa for slightly tangy
  • 2 tbsp chopped cilantro
  • 16 small tortillas - or 8 large tortillas
Instructions
  1. Heat oven to 375F
  2. In a medium saucepan place Miracle Whip, flour gradually stirring in milk. (CAUTION: mixture will lump if not whisked quickly while adding milk) Once thickened (approx. 5 mins) add 1.5 cups of cheese, cook until melted. Take 1 cup of sauce out and set aside. Add cilantro, chicken and salsa to saucepan.
  3. Fill each tortilla with mixture - fold in ends and roll. Place in baking dish seam side down. Once all are filled and rolled pour reserved 1 cup of sauce over tortillas, top with 1/2 cup shredded cheese.
  4. Bake 25 minutes or until golden brown and heated through.
This is a delicious recipe my family has made for years.  An easy dinner filled with delicious cheese sauce and chicken.  The best part is that it is inexpensive and can be made ahead of time and reheated.  Plus, it freezes well too!

 

Kerrie loves making recipes that are easy, delicious and include lots of real, yummy ingredients. Kerrie blogs at Family Food and Travel about her three passions: her twin boys, delicious food and fantastic family travel.

 

This recipe for Cheesy Chicken Tortilla Bake was originally published in January of 2014 on FrugalMomEh.com.

23 thoughts on “Cheesy Chicken Tortilla Bake

  1. This Cheesy-Chicken -Tortilla Bake seems so easy to make and looks delicious. The fact that it may be frozen and reheated is a bonus. Thank you for this recipe.

  2. This looks great! It’s very close to true Mexican food that a minor change would set it right up. Just curious, is it good with roast beef too?

  3. These sound really good, always looking for new chicken recipes. Will have to try this out, thanks for sharing.

  4. This Cheesy Chicken Tortilla Bake sounds and looks delicious. It also has ingredients that one can find easily. Thank you for this recipe. I hope to use it soon.

  5. We always have leftover chicken on hand so I am on the hunt for fun, yummy recipes like this one to use it in. My family loves Mexican flavours so this is a surefire hit.

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