Chicken Enchilada Casserole
This chicken enchilada casserole recipe is the epitome of Mexican comfort food and about to become a new repeat favorite! It’s easy, creamy, bursting with flavor with the BEST homemade green chile sour cream sauce (without any cream soup)! This layered chicken enchilada casserole delivers all the creamy, cheesy enchilada goodness without assembling and rolling up every individual tortilla which saves you at least half the prep time. And bonus, by layering the ingredients, you get stacks of flavor and texture. To make this chicken enchilada casserole recipe, rotisserie chicken is enveloped in a homemade creamy green chile sour cream sauce then layered between corn tortillas and cheese then baked to gooey perfection to create a mountain of saucy flavor and texture in each satisfying bite. This green chicken enchilada casserole can be made ahead of time, refrigerated then baked when ready for the ultimate make-ahead dinner! If you have never had chicken enchilada casserole before, prepare to fall in love!
CREAMY GREEN CHILE SAUCE
You can make this chicken enchilada casserole recipe ahead of time for an easy bake and serve dinner! Just note that the longer the enchiladas are refrigerated, the softer the tortillas will become so it is a good idea to either char the tortillas or better yet, use thicker tortillas like La Tortilla Factory.
Yes, you may freeze this easy chicken enchilada casserole, just be aware that the tortillas will become mush softer. Just like make-ahead enchilada casserole, it is a good idea to char the tortillas or use thicker tortillas like La Tortilla Factory if you plan on freezing.