Grain-Free Chicken Enchilada Casserole

by brenda on January 28, 2013

Want an easy, tasty dinner? Try this with my Enchilada Sauce recipe.

Grain Free Chicken Enchilada Casserole

Rating: 51


  • 4 TB butter or ghee where to buy ghee
  • 2 small sweet onions, chopped
  • 8 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 4 oz can diced green chiles
  • 4 tsp cumin where to buy sea salt
  • 4 tsp chili powder where to buy sea salt
  • 2 lbs chicken, cooked and shredded
  • 1 c sour cream
  • 1 recipe Enchilada Sauce
  • 16 oz raw jack cheese, shredded


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Heat butter or ghee in a large skillet over medium high heat.
  3. Add the onions and garlic and saute until the onions are tender and translucent.
  4. Remove from heat and add in the chiles, spices, chicken and sour cream.
  5. In a 9 x 13 pan, place 1/2 c of enchilada sauce in the bottom.
  6. Spread the meat mixture on top of the sauce.
  7. Pour enchilada sauce over the top of the meat mixture and finish off with cheese.
  8. Bake for 20 minutes, or until heated through the cheese is melted and bubbly.

This recipe was shared at Fat Tuesday and Mommy Solutions and Healthy 2Day Wednesday and Party Wave Wednesday and Real Food Wednesday.

{ 4 comments… read them below or add one }

Elise Photini Adams January 28, 2013 at 9:39 am

Great idea! …the kiddos will love this!


Brenda January 28, 2013 at 5:58 pm

Elise, thank you! I hope your family enjoys it! 🙂


Charis January 5, 2014 at 7:04 pm

We had this for dinner tonight. It was Fabulous! I had to reduce the amount of spices to suit my kid’s tastes and it still was apparently a bit too spicy for them, but my husband and I both had seconds. I’ve been missing a good enchilada since becoming grain-free and this hit the spot nicely.


JenH March 5, 2016 at 6:53 pm

made this tonight and it was a big hit! Thanks for the recipe.


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