king ranch chicken casserole

Creamy & Satisfying!

King Ranch Chicken Casserole is the best comfort food to throw together on a busy weeknight, made with shredded chicken, cheese, and canned soup.

what is king ranch chicken?

King Ranch in Texas is the largest ranch in the world, which inspired the name for this Tex-Mex recipe, made with popular ranch-style ingredients and canned soup.  

What You'll Need

Butter Olive Oil Yellow Onion Red & Green Bell Pepper Shredded Cooked Chicken Spices Cream of Mushroom Soup Cream of Chicken Soup Canned Diced Tomatoes Cheddar Cheese Corn Tortillas

Cook the Peppers


Melt the butter in a large pan, then add the olive oil, onions, and bell peppers and cook until soft.

Add the Chicken


Mix the chicken into the pan, then add the seasonings and mix well to combine.

Add the Soups


Pour in the two canned soups and the canned tomatoes.  Stir to combine, then remove from heat.



Arrange 1/3 of the tortillas in the baking dish, and top with 1/3 of the chicken mixture and 1/3 of the cheese.  

Finish & Bake


Add two more layers, ending with cheese.  Bake for 25-30 minutes, until cheese is melted and bubbly.



Let the casserole sit for 8-10 minutes, then cut and serve.  This hearty dish is a meal on its own!

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