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El Pollo Mexican Lasagna

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“A unique combination of Tex-Mex flavors that is mouth-watering. This recipe has spread like wild-fire among my friends and extended family members. The addition of fresh cilantro is wonderful, but I usually don't have any on hand and the dish is fine without.”
READY IN:
40mins
SERVES:
8
UNITS:
US

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Directions

  1. Heat oven to 350° and grease 9 x 12 baking dish.
  2. (Optional) Combine salsa and cilantro in medium bowl.
  3. Tear tortillas into pieces (approx 2 inches square).
  4. Spread 1/2 cup of salsa mixture in bottom of dish and cover with 1/2 of the tortilla pieces.
  5. Dot 1/2 of the refried beans over the tortillas.
  6. Layer 1/2 of the chicken and 1/2 of the cheese.
  7. Top with remaining salsa mix and repeat layering of tortillas, beans, chicken & cheese.
  8. Bake uncovered 30 minutes or until cheese is melted.
  9. Serve with sour cream.
  10. Note: To prepare cooked, shredded chicken, I bake boneless chicken breasts for 35 minutes at 350 degrees. Cool and pull apart with fork or fingers.

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