Mexican Chicken and Black Bean Casserole

Chicken and black bean casserole in a casserole dish overhead with fork Simple and savory

5 from 7 reviews

Southwest chicken and black bean casserole has all of the flavors of the Southwest.  It’s  made with ground chicken, peppers, black beans in a spicy fresh tomato sauce.  It’s a satisfying wholesome dinner for a chilly night.  




  1. pre-heat oven to 350
  2. place the olive oil in a skillet and heat over medium. Add the chicken breast and cook until it’s 3/4 of the way cooked through
  3. add the onions, garlic, and red peppers – cook for about 5 minutes until they begin to soften
  4. stir in the chili powder, cumin, and jalapenos and mix well
  5. add the tomatoes and beans simmer on low for 5 minutes
  6. stir in the cilantro
  7. coat a casserole dish with oil and place 4 tortillas in a single layer in the dish
  8. place half of the chicken mixture on top of the tortillas and then half of the cheese
  9. place 4 tortillas on top of chicken mixture and then the meat and the cheese
  10. bake at 350 covered for 20 minutes
  11. remove cover and bake for 5 minutes more


Keywords: dinner, dinner casserole, black bean and chicken, easy dinner