Easy 5 Ingredient Meals: Rotisserie Chicken Enchilada Casserole

By Charlotte Linde September 18, 2018

You get home late, kids are starving, you are low on groceries, and you're are exhausted. We feel you. Each month we will be sharing a meal that is made with 5 ingredients or less to help you spend less time in the kitchen, and more time with your family on those busy days.

Pick up a rotisserie chicken on the way home to make this incredibly easy Chicken Enchilada Casserole. Serve this easy 5-ingredient dish with a side salad and dinner is finished in a pinch.  

Chicken Enchilada Casserole

Just 5 ingredients!

Prep Time:

15 minutes

Rotisserie Chicken Enchilada Casserole's 5 Ingredients:

  • 1 cooked rotisserie chicken (reserve legs and wings for another meal)
  • 16 oz. of your favorite enchilada sauce
  • 3 cups Colby jack shredded cheese
  • 8-10 corn tortillas
  • 1 can black beans, drained and rinsed


  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. 
  • Place a few spoonfuls of enchilada sauce in the bottom of a glass baking dish.  
  • Place a layer of tortillas in the bottom of the dish, overlapping to cover the entire surface. 
  • Layer with ½ of the chicken, ½ beans, and ⅓ cheese, ¼ sauce and then another layer of tortillas.  
  • Repeat with another layer and cover the top with remaining sauce and cheese.  
  • Cover the baking dish with non-stick aluminum foil and bake covered for 20-30 minutes or until bubbly. 
  • Remove the foil in the last 5 minutes to lightly brown. Allow the enchiladas to rest for 10 minutes before cutting. 
  • Top with chopped cilantro, scallions, and a dollop of sour cream, if you wish.

BAM - dinner served! 5 ingredients, one dinner!  Switch it up with pulled pork and green enchilada sauce for another variation. We hope you enjoy this quick and easy 5-ingredient dish!