Chicken Taco Bake
Yield: 4 servings
Active Time: 10 minutes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
All the greatness of a taco, on chips!

Ingredients for Single Meal

  • 3 - cup(s) shredded chicken
  • 1 - 10 oz. can(s) diced tomatoes
  • 1 - 15 oz. can(s) corn
  • 1 - 15 oz. can(s) black beans
  • 1 - Tbsp taco seasoning
  • - Salt and pepper
  • 1 - bag(s) corn tortilla chips**
  • 2 - cup(s) shredded Monterrey Jack cheese**
  • Side: - veggies**
  • 1 - gallon-size freezer baggie(s)
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Cooking Directions for Single Meal

  1. Preheat oven to 350 F.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the shredded chicken, diced tomatoes with green chilies, drained corn, drained black beans, taco seasoning, salt and pepper to taste.
  3. Lay the tortilla chips out on a rimmed baking sheet or glass baking dish. Add the chicken mixture on top of tortilla chips, then top with shredded Monterrey Jack cheese.
  4. Bake for 10 minutes, or until cheese has melted.
  5. Prepare veggies.
  6. Serve Chicken Taco Bake with veggies.

Freezeasy Meal Prep Directions

  1. Open 2 cans diced tomatoes with green chiles.
  2. Open and drain 2 cans of corn.
  3. Open, drain and rinse 2 cans of black beans.

To each gallon-size plastic freezer baggie, add the following ingredients:

  • 3 cups of shredded chicken into each bag
  • Half of the canned diced tomatoes with green chiles
  • Half of the canned corn, drained
  • Half of the canned black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 Tbsp taco seasoning
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Remove as much air as possible and seal. Add label to baggie and freeze.

Freeze & Thaw Instructions

Put baggie in the freezer and freeze up to 6 months in fridge freezer or 12 months in a deep freezer. Thaw in the fridge overnight, or a warm bowl of water for about 20 minutes, before transferring to the skillet for reheating and using to make the taco bake as directed in the recipe.

Special notes

The shredded cheese can be frozen in its bag until you plan to use it for this recipe.

Dairy-Free Modifications

Omit cheese for dairy-free meal.

Gluten-Free Modifications

Recipe is gluten-free when served with gluten-free sides.

Printable Label Recipe Title

Chicken Taco Bake

Printable Label Instructions

Thaw completely and reheat in skillet. Add mixture on top of tortilla chips in baking dish or baking sheet, then top with shredded cheese. Bake at 350 F for 10 minutes.
Serve with veggies.

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