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Slow Cooker Chicken Tortilla Casserole (Gluten Free)

This Slow Cooker Chicken Tortilla Casserole is the perfect weeknight meal solution! With red pepper, corn, chicken, cheese and salsa, this slow cooker meal is one the whole family will love. Gluten Free with Vegan Option.

Adapted from All You Magazine.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Gluten Free, Healthy, Mexican
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 15 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 466kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 onion chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper seeded and diced
  • 2 cups organic frozen corn thawed
  • 1 lb cooked chicken or tempeh shredded
  • 3 tablespoons taco seasoning
  • ¼ cup fresh cilantro chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt
  • 12 ounces cheddar cheese shredded (or Daiya) - divided
  • 32 ounces salsa
  • 12 organic corn tortillas or use my quinoa corn tortillas
  • For serving: Diced Avocado Cilantro, Greek Yogurt or Sour Cream (optional)

Instructions

  • In a large bowl combine onion, bell pepper, corn, chicken or temp, taco seasoning, cilantro, garlic, salt and ½ cup of cheese.
  • Spread ⅓ of the salsa in slow cooker. Layer 6 tortillas over the salsa, overlapping. Top with ½ of the chicken filling, ⅓ of the salsa and ½ cup of the cheese. Layer remaining 6 tortillas on top. Top with remaining filling and salsa. (Reserve remaining cheese)
  • Cook on low for 2 to 4 hours. In the last 20 minutes of cooking, sprinkle with remaining cheese. Serve with avocado and Greek Yogurt or Sour Cream.

Notes

With Chicken: Servings 8, Calories 409, Serving Size 318g, Fat 17.3g, Carbohydrates 33.7g, Protein 32.1g, Cholesterol 88mg, Sodium 115mg, Potassium 700mg, Fiber 5.6g, Sugars 6.4g
With Tempeh: Servings 8, Calories 433, Fat 21.7g, Carbohydrates 39g, Protein 26.2g, Cholesterol 45mg, Sodium 1084mg, Potassium 827mg, Fiber 5.6g, Sugars 6.4g

Nutrition

Calories: 466kcal | Carbohydrates: 36g | Protein: 29g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 87mg | Sodium: 1200mg | Potassium: 696mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 1705IU | Vitamin C: 25.2mg | Calcium: 384mg | Iron: 2.3mg