Thu. Jun 20th, 2024

Chicken Burrito Casserole

Chicken Burrito Casserole

Difficulty:BeginnerPrep time: 15 minutesCook time:1 hour 20 minutesRest time: minutesTotal time: 45 minutesServings:6-8 servingsCalories: kcal Best Season:Available


Do you and your family love Mexican food? if the answer is yes, this is just the right lunch/dinner for you. Burrito Casserole recipe for an easy, low-prep meal! this casserole dish has simple ingredients, and it’s loaded with protein for satisfying and healthy meals. for those of you that can’t have Gluten, this meal is Gluten-Free.



  1. Preheat oven to 400°F. Add onion, bell pepper, uncooked rice, fajita seasoning and cayenne (if using) to a 9×13 inch baking dish and stir to combine.
  2. In a separate bowl or measuring cup, whisk together the broth, green chilies, tomato paste and olive oil until well combined.
  3. Add the broth mixture to the baking dish and stir to combine with the rice mixture.
  4. Add shredded chicken, black beans and corn to the baking dish. Give it an additional stir until well combined.
  5. Cover the baking dish with aluminum foil and then transfer to the oven to bake for 65-70 minutes or until all of the liquid is absorbed
  6. Once complete, remove the baking dish from the oven, remove the aluminum foil, and sprinkle evenly with grated cheese.
  7. Return the baking dish to the oven for a final 5-10 minutes until the cheese has melted and is slightly golden.
  8. Remove from the oven, allow to cool for 5-10 minutes, and serve with a sprinkle of fresh cilantro, green onion, salsa and avocado, if desired


  • If you want a faster result, cook the rice (with broth & tomato paste) first, while chopping the onions and bell peppers, add all the ingredients to the casserole dish and cook in the over for 15 minutes.