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Monterey Tortilla Casserole Recipe

This Monterey Tortilla Casserole are what fast dinner dreams are made of. It is quick, simple, delicious, and every kid ate it.
Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time30 minutes
Total Time45 minutes
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: Best Casserole Recipe, Casserole
Servings: 9
Calories: 196kcal


  • 9x13-inch Baking Pan
  • Mixing Bowl


  • 6 (6 inch) corn tortillas cut into wedges
  • 2 cups chicken cooked and cubed
  • 1 cup frozen corn
  • 16 ounces salsa verde
  • 3 Tablespoons light sour cream
  • 3 Tablespoons fresh cilantro chopped
  • 1 Tablespoon flour
  • 1 ¼ cups shredded Mexican blend cheese


  • Spray baking dish with nonstick coating. Place tortilla wedges over the whole base of the pan.
  • Place remaining tortilla pieces on a baking sheet; bake in a 350 degree F oven about 10 minutes or until crisp and golden.
  • Meanwhile, combine chicken, corn, salsa, the 3 tablespoons sour cream, cilantro, and flour. Spread mixture over tortilla wedges.
  • Bake, uncovered, in a 350 degree F oven for 20 minutes.
  • Arrange baked tortilla pieces atop casseroles. Top with cheese; bake for 5 to 10 minutes more or until heated through.
  • If desired, garnish with additional sour cream, jalapeno slices, cilantro, and tomato.


Optional toppings:
Light dairy sour cream
Fresh cilantro
Diced Tomato
Sliced Jalapenos


Calories: 196kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 20mg | Sodium: 511mg | Potassium: 268mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 447IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 214mg | Iron: 1mg