Taco Chicken Casserole

Ingredients

  • 1-2 teaspoons chipotle chili powder or regular chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons smoked paprika or regular paprika
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • pinch of cayenne
  • 14.5 ounce can black beans, drained
  • 14.5 ounce can tomatoes with green chili‚Äôs
  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped or sliced
  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped or sliced
  • 1 medium onion, chopped or sliced
  • 1 1/2 pounds chicken tenders
  • 2 cups shredded Mexican blend cheese

Directions

  • Step 1:

    Combine all spices together in a small bowl

  • Step 2:

    Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

  • Step 3:

    Spray a 9x13 inch baking pan with cooking spray, add beans, tomatoes and chicken spaced evenly over tomatoes.

  • Step 4:

    Sprinkle with half the taco seasoning and peppers and onions, top with remaining seasoning and cover with cheese.

  • Step 5:

    Bake covered for 35-40 minutes or until chicken reaches 165 degrees and vegetables are tender.

  • Step 6:

    Garnish as wanted with cilantro, green onion, sour cream, or salsa