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Comforting Chicken Burrito Casserole

4.25 from 4 votes
Nicole Modic
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 35 mins
Total Time 58 mins
SERVES 6
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Ingredients

  • 1 pound boneless, chicken breast (cooked and shredded)
  • 1 yellow or red onion, diced
  • 1 cup white rice (uncooked)
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 2 teaspoons chilli powder
  • 1 tablespoon oregano
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2 1/2 cups chicken broth
  • 3 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 can (14 oz) black beans, drained
  • 1 can (14 oz) corn, drained
  • 1/2 cup mexican blend cheese (or non-dairy cheese shreds)

Optional garnishes

  • chopped cilantro
  • chopped green onion
  • diced avocado

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400 F. 
  • Shred your cooked chicken and set aside.
  • In a large casserole dish (2 or 3 quart), add chopped onion, rice, cumin, chili powder, oregano and garlic powder. Mix and set aside. 
  • In a medium bowl whisk together the chicken broth, tomato paste and olive oil. 
  • Pour it on top of the onion/rice mixture. next add the cooked shredded chicken, followed by the black beans and corn. 
  • Cover with foil and bake for 35-40 minutes. 
  • Remove from oven and uncover. 
  • Sprinkle cheese on top and cook 5-10 more minutes. 
  • Top with cilantro, green onion, and avocado. 

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