Chicken Tortilla Casserole

Chicken Tortilla Casserole

Black Beans and Monterey Jack


Serves 4

Active Time:

~30 min

Total Time:

~1 hr 6 min

About this Recipe

Like a Mexican-style lasagna, this casserole is sure to become a family favorite. Pick up a rotisserie chicken from your market or cook chicken breasts in your Brava Oven using the “Ingredients” function.


  • 1 can (28 oz) enchilada sauce
  • 3 cups diced cooked chicken breasts (½-inch pieces) (about 1½ lb cooked chicken)
  • 1 can (15 oz) black beans
  • 6 corn or flour tortillas
  • 2 cups grated Monterey Jack
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro (optional)
  • 2 avocados, peeled, pitted and cut into ½-inch pieces (optional)
  • ⅓ cup sour cream (optional)
  • 1 cup salsa (optional)

From Your Pantry

kosher salt and black pepper


mixing bowl


Brava Chef's Pan

Nutrition Information

Allergens: Wheat (Gluten), Milk


  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Kid Friendly
  • Brava Accessory
  • Chef's Pan
  • Chicken
  • Mexican
  • Recipes
  • Serves 4
  • Weeknight
  • Year Round

  1. step

    Prep chicken & beans

    • Set aside ½ cup enchilada sauce for assembling casserole.
    • In medium bowl, stir together chicken and remaining enchilada sauce.
    • Drain black beans in colander, rinse under cold water and drain again.

  2. step

    Assemble casserole

    • Spread remaining ½ cup enchilada sauce over bottom of Brava Chef’s Pan.
    • Layer half of tortillas over sauce, cutting them if needed to cover entire bottom surface.
    • Spread half of chicken mixture over tortillas. Spread half of beans over chicken. Season with a few pinches of salt and pepper and sprinkle with half of Monterey Jack.
    • Top with remaining tortillas. Spread remaining chicken mixture over tortillas. Spread remaining beans over chicken. Season with a few pinches of salt and pepper and sprinkle with remaining Monterey Jack.

  3. step

    Cook casserole

    • Press green button to begin preheating.
    • When Brava is preheated, cover Chef’s Pan with lid and slide into top shelf. Press green button again to begin baking.

  4. step


    • When your food is done, serve casserole family style. If desired, offer cilantro, avocados, sour cream and salsa on the side.