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Recipe: Mexican One Dish Casserole

One Dish Mexican Casserole: 3ten.ca #dinner

In a rush? Need to just throw something in the oven? I felt like my Mexican Lasagna yet I didn’t have time to make it…this recipe has the same flavours without all the work. Time for Mexican one dish casserole.

The prep for this recipe took me 6 minutes – then the oven did the rest of the work. Try it next time you’re in a time crunch.

Ingredients

  • 5 chicken breasts
  • a cup of raw quinoa
  • 1 cup of vegetable broth
  • 2 cans of corn
  • a can of black beans
  • 1 cup of salsa
  • 1/2 a red onion
  • 1 red pepper
  • 3 green onions
  • a jalapeño
  • a handful of cilantro
  • 1 1/2 cups of shredded cheese
  • 1 tablespoon of chili powder and cumin

First – gather all of your ingredients.

One Dish Mexican Casserole: 3ten.ca #dinner

Next – chop the red onion, red pepper, jalapeño and the cilantro. Then, mix in the quinoa, vegetable broth, corn, black beans, salsa, chili powder and cumin – put it all in a 9×13 dish. Cut the chicken and push it into the casserole, covering it fully. Top with the shredded cheese. Save the green onions to top it at the end.

One Dish Mexican Casserole: 3ten.ca #dinnerOne Dish Mexican Casserole: 3ten.ca #dinner

Bake for 45-55 minutes or until the chicken is done. Top with green onions and eat with holy guacamole.

One Dish Mexican Casserole: 3ten.ca #dinnerOne Dish Mexican Casserole: 3ten.ca #dinner

So good – and a quick and easy way to eat well and still get all of that laundry done.

One Dish Mexican Casserole: 3ten.ca #dinner

I hope you all had a fabulous long weekend – check back often and keep enjoying your summer.

Recipe

Recipe: Mexican One Dish Casserole
 
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Serves: 8
Ingredients
  • 5 chicken breasts
  • a cup of raw quinoa
  • 1 cup of vegetable broth
  • 2 cans of corn
  • a can of black beans
  • 1 cup of salsa
  • ½ a red onion
  • 1 red pepper
  • 3 green onions
  • a jalapeño
  • a handful of cilantro
  • 1½ cups of shredded cheese
  • 1 tablespoon of chili powder and cumin
Instructions
  1. First - gather all of your ingredients.
  2. Next - chop the red onion, red pepper, jalapeño and the cilantro.
  3. Then, mix in the quinoa, vegetable broth, corn, black beans, salsa, chili powder and cumin - put it all in a 9x13 dish.
  4. Cut the chicken and push it into the casserole, covering it fully.
  5. Top with the shredded cheese. Save the green onions to top it at the end.
  6. Bake for 45-55 minutes or until the chicken is done.
  7. Top with green onions and eat with holy guacamole. So good - and a quick and easy way to eat well and still get all of that laundry done.

 

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