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Chicken Fajita Casserole Recipe

  • Author: maria
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 35 minutes
  • Total Time: 50 minutes
  • Yield: 6 servings
  • Category: Main Course
  • Method: Baking
  • Cuisine: Mexican
  • Diet: Gluten Free

Description

This chicken fajita casserole recipe is a flavorful and convenient dish combining tender chicken, vibrant bell peppers, and savory spices, all baked to perfection. Perfect for busy weeknights and family dinners.


Ingredients

  • 1 lb boneless, skinless chicken breasts, sliced
  • 1 red bell pepper, sliced
  • 1 yellow bell pepper, sliced
  • 1 green bell pepper, sliced
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1 can (10 oz) diced tomatoes with green chilies
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp fajita seasoning
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. In a large skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat.
  3. Add sliced chicken, season with fajita seasoning, salt, and pepper. Cook until chicken is no longer pink.
  4. Add sliced bell peppers and onion to the skillet. Cook until vegetables are tender.
  5. Stir in diced tomatoes with green chilies.
  6. Transfer mixture to a greased 9x13 inch baking dish.
  7. Top with shredded cheddar and Monterey Jack cheese.
  8. Bake in preheated oven for 20-25 minutes, until cheese is melted and bubbly.
  9. Remove from oven and let cool slightly before serving.

Notes

  • Serve with rice, tortillas, or a side salad.
  • Adjust seasoning to taste.
  • Can be prepared ahead of time and baked before serving.

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 serving
  • Calories: 320
  • Sugar: 4g
  • Sodium: 680mg
  • Fat: 18g
  • Saturated Fat: 8g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 8g
  • Trans Fat: 0g
  • Carbohydrates: 12g
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Protein: 28g
  • Cholesterol: 90mg

Keywords: chicken fajita casserole, easy casserole recipe, Mexican chicken dish, weeknight dinner, family meal