Roasted Tomatillo
& Chicken Enchilada

Roasted Tomatillo and Chicken Enchilada Cassarole served on a blue plate







Total Cook Time


Ingredients for Roasted Tomatillo & Chicken Enchilada Casserole on a wooden countertop


  • 1 tbsp. vegetable oil
  • 1 medium poblano pepper
  • 12 tomatillos
  • 2 tbsp. Cache Valley® butter
  • 1 cup green onions, thinly sliced
  • 3 tbsp. flour
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 8 oz. light sour cream
  • ¼ tsp. chipotle powder, optional
  • 18 corn tortillas
  • 4 cups shredded rotisserie chicken
  • 3 cups Cache Valley® Finely Shredded Four Cheese Mexican Shreds


  • PLACE oven rack 6 inches from the broiler and preheat broiler. Brush a cookie sheet lightly with oil. Spray a 13 x 9-inch baking pan with non-stick cooking spray.
  • REMOVE and discard stems, seeds and pulp from pepper. Cut pepper in half lengthwise.
  • REMOVE paper husk from tomatillos and rinse them. Cut in half across the diameter. Place tomatillos and pepper cut side down on baking sheet and brush lightly with oil.  
  • BROIL for 6 to 8 minutes until lightly browned. Let sit for 5 minutes or until cool enough to handle. Chop and set aside.
  • RESET oven to 350° F.  
  • MELT butter in a medium saucepan over medium-low heat.  Sauté green onions until soft, about 2 minutes. Stir in flour until well blended. Gradually stir in chicken broth.  
  • BOIL on high heat then reduce heat to medium and simmer until sauce has thickened. Add in sour cream and chipotle powder. Remove from heat and set aside.
  • BRUSH a small skillet lightly with oil as needed to sauté the tortillas.  Sauté each tortilla separately for about 10 to 20 seconds on each side until cooked through, but not crisp.
  • SPREAD ½ cup sauce onto the prepared pan. Layer 6 tortillas over the sauce to form a single layer. Spread tortillas with of the tomatillo and pepper mixture, then top with of the chicken and 1 cup of the cheese. Repeat for a total of 3 layers, ending with cheese on top.
  • BAKE uncovered near the top of the oven for 35 to 40 minutes until bubbling and lightly browned.

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