Chicken, Cheese and Potato Casserole

Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 50 Minutes
Servings: 4-6 People
This easy chicken recipe requires minimal effort on your part and plenty of satisfied bellies for your family. Also, you can make enough to store and reheat the leftovers. In fact, the flavors might be even better the second time around!

Cooking for the whole family can sometimes be exhausting and time consuming, right? I know... we've all been there. That's why this chicken, cheese and potato casserole is such a great option for lunch or dinner. Whenever you get to cook with only one dish, you save time and minimize mess. Who doesn't want that?

Here's another good reason to up your casserole game: you can get as creative as you want! This version sticks to the basics for those weeknights where you just want to get dinner on the table, but when you want to get fancy, check out these recipes for casseroles made with shrimp chilaquiles, jalapeño poppers and fajitas. They're an excellent way to experiment with new ingredients and flavors.

I made this version specially for a guest who couldn't handle spicy food, but if you want to add some heat to the dish, toss in a few jalapeños into the mix!

¡A cocinar!

Ingredients

  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • 3 cups potatoes cubed
  • ½ cup butter melted
  • 1 chicken breast cooked and shredded
  • 1 cup Sour cream
  • 1 cup green onions chopped
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese shredded
  • 2 eggs beaten
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 tablespoon cumin
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 2 cups mozzarella cheese

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Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350º F.
  2. Lightly spray a baking dish with nonstick cooking spray, and set aside.
  3. In large bowl, mix together the potatoes, butter, chicken, sour cream, green onions, and cheese. Stir to combine.
  4. Add the beaten eggs, salt and pepper, and cumin. Stir to combine.
  5. Stir in the paprika and pour mixture into the prepared pan. Top with grated mozzarella cheese.
  6. Cover with aluminum foil and bake for 40 minutes.
  7. Uncover and bake for 10 more minutes.
  8. Garnish with sliced green onions and enjoy!
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