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Nacho Chicken Recipe

"I have been serving this rich and zippy chicken casserole for several years, and it's a favorite of my family and friends," writes Thom Britton of Three Rivers, Michigan. It's sure to disappear quickly at potluck suppers, too.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 30 min. YIELD:8-10 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 cups cubed cooked chicken
  • 1 pound process America cheese (Velveeta), cubed
  • 2 cans (10-3/4 ounces each) condensed cream of chicken soup, undiluted
  • 1 can (10 ounces) diced tomatoes and green chilies, undrained
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 package (14-1/2 ounces) nacho cheese tortilla chips

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the first seven ingredients; mix well. Crush chips; set aside 1 cup for topping. Add remaining chips to chicken mixture. Spoon into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish; sprinkle with reserved chips. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 30 minutes or until cheese is melted and edges are bubbly. Yield: 8-10 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 496 calories, 27 g fat (11 g saturated fat), 81 mg cholesterol, 1,299 mg sodium, 32 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 29 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.