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Always on the hunt for good casserole dishes for hubby to take for lunches and this one he really enjoyed. The tortillas still get a little mushy even with using corn, which next time I may just set aside the tortillas and top the casserole with it rather than mixing them in. Hopefully that will make them crispy and give a better texture to the dish. The other option is maybe use some noodles in place of the tortillas. I would also maybe like to add a can of corn for some added color, texture and flavor.

Dude Ranch Chicken

(Adapted from Everyday Dutch Oven)


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2 1/2 cups cubed cooked chicken I used 2 – 12oz packages grilled chicken, diced

2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese, divided

1 10 3/4 oz. can cream of mushroom soup

1 10 3/4 oz. can cream of celery soup

1 10 oz. can RoTel Diced Tomatoes and Green Chilies, undrained

1 4 OR 8 oz. can diced green chilies I used 1 10.3oz can of cream of jalapeno soup instead

3/4 cup sliced green onions

10 flour tortillas (8 inch), each cut into 6 triangular wedges I used corn they get less soggy

1 Tbsp sliced green onions for garnish


Lightly oil or spray dutch oven.


Combine chicken, 1 cup cheese, both soups, undrained tomatoes, green chilies and the 3/4 cup green onions in large bowl.


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Mix tortilla wedges into chicken mixture.


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Spoon mixture into prepared dutch oven.


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Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes or until bubbling and hot.


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Top with remaining 1 cup cheese, bake for 5 minutes or until cheese has melted.


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Let sit for 10-15 minutes before serving.


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Garnish with 1 Tbsp green onions.

Makes 6 servings.

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