Cheesy Mexican Chicken Quinoa Casserole Recipe | Yummly

Cheesy Mexican chicken quinoa casserole

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21Ingredients
40Minutes
390Calories
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Ingredients

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  • 1 cup quinoa (uncooked)
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 sweet onion (small, chopped)
  • 1 green bell pepper (chopped)
  • 1 red bell pepper (chopped)
  • 2 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 2 cups rotisserie chicken (chopped, see notes)
  • 15 ounces black beans (rinsed and drained)
  • 15 ounces diced tomatoes (drained)
  • 1 cup corn (frozen, canned or fresh; optional)
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne (or sub black pepper for less heat)
  • 2 1/2 cups shredded cheddar cheese (or Monterey Jack or Pepper Jack cheese, divided)
  • avocado (optional)
  • sour cream (optional)
  • chopped fresh cilantro (optional)
  • pico de gallo (optional)
  • hot sauce (optional)
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    NutritionView More

    390Calories
    Sodium30% DV730mg
    Fat28% DV18g
    Protein47% DV24g
    Carbs12% DV36g
    Fiber32% DV8g
    Calories390Calories from Fat160
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat18g28%
    Saturated Fat9g45%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol120mg40%
    Sodium730mg30%
    Potassium760mg22%
    Protein24g47%
    Calories from Fat160
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate36g12%
    Dietary Fiber8g32%
    Sugars6g12%
    Vitamin A35%
    Vitamin C80%
    Calcium30%
    Iron30%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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