ENDECA_EXCLUDE_START

Farewell, friends. After 9/30/2014, LiveBetterAmerica.com will no longer be available. For more information, click here.

Farewell, friends. After 9/30/2014, LiveBetterAmerica.com will no longer be available. For more information, click here.

ENDECA_EXCLUDE_END

Healthified Chicken Tortilla Casserole

false
( )

( )
00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000
Share
Save & Share
Share

58% less sat fat • 50% less fat • 27% fewer calories than the original recipe. Smart ingredient changes keep the flavor but cut the fat by 11 grams per serving in this Mexican-inspired easy-mix oven bake.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 15 min
  • Servings 8

Ingredients

1
can (10 3/4 oz) 98% fat free 45% less sodium condensed cream of chicken soup
1
can (4.5 oz) chopped green chiles
1
container (8 oz) fat-free sour cream
1/2
cup fat-free (skim) milk
1 1/2
teaspoons chili powder
1/2
teaspoon ground cumin
2 1/2
cups shredded cooked chicken breast
8
yellow corn tortillas (6 or 7 inch), torn into bite-size pieces
1
medium green bell pepper, chopped (1 cup)
1
large tomato, chopped (1 cup)
1 1/2
cups shredded sharp Cheddar cheese or Mexican cheese blend (6 oz)

Directions

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray. In large bowl, mix soup, chiles, sour cream, milk, chili powder and cumin until blended. Stir in chicken, tortillas and bell pepper. Stir in tomato and 1 cup of the cheese. Spoon and spread mixture in baking dish.
  • 2 Cover with foil. Bake 40 minutes. Uncover; sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup cheese. Bake uncovered 5 to 10 minutes longer or until cheese is melted and mixture is bubbly. Let stand 5 minutes.

Nutrition Info

The Quick Take: Healthified

  • Calories Reduced By 100
  • Sodium Reduced By 180mg
  • Fat Reduced By 11g
See What Makes It Healthified »

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
270
(
Calories from Fat
90),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10g
10%
(Saturated Fat
5g,
5%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
65mg
65%;
Sodium
420mg
420%;
Total Carbohydrate
22g
22%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
3g
3%
),
Protein
21g
21%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%;
Vitamin C
20%;
Calcium
20%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

The Original vs. Healthified

Live Better America lets you enjoy your favorite dishes without worry or guilt. Our nutritionists switch ingredients, reduce amounts and use other kitchen tricks to turn the original recipes into Healthified recipes that are good and good for you.

Before After
1 can (10 3/4 oz) condensed cream of chicken soup 1 can (10 3/4 oz) 98% fat free 45% less sodium condensed cream of chicken soup
1 container (8 oz) sour cream 1 container (8 oz) fat-free sour cream
2 1/2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese or Mexican cheese blend (10 oz) 1/2 cup fat-free (skim) milk
1 1/2 teaspoons chili powder
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1 medium green bell pepper, chopped (1 cup)
1 large tomato, chopped (1 cup)
1 1/2 cups shredded sharp Cheddar cheese or Mexican cheese blend (6 oz)
Nutritional Highlights
Calories
 
 
370 (before)
270 (after)
Cholesterol
 
 
95 mg (before)
60 mg (after)
Sodium
 
 
790 mg (before)
610 mg (after)
Total Fat
 
 
22 g (before)
11 g (after)

Did You Know?

Expert Tips

We've replaced ingredients with great-tasting alternatives to create better-for-you recipes that are just as yummy as the originals.

Ratings & Reviews

We calculated the nutrition of this recipe at the time it was created on 07/17/2012. NOTE: We do not include optional ingredients in our calculations. If concerned about gluten-free, non-dairy, vegetarian or vegan status, always read ingredient labels to make sure each recipe ingredient meets requirements. Products and ingredient sources can change.

Facts about this Recipe

What do these labels mean?

View Full Nutrition Information

Hide Full Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
270
(
Calories from Fat
90),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10g
10%
(Saturated Fat
5g,
5%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
65mg
65%;
Sodium
420mg
420%;
Total Carbohydrate
22g
22%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
3g
3%
),
Protein
21g
21%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%;
Vitamin C
20%;
Calcium
20%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Advertisement

ENDECA_EXCLUDE_START
ENDECA_EXCLUDE_END