Learning to cook … one kid at a time

King Ranch Chicken (Mexican Lasagna) January 13, 2011

Filed under: Recipes,Things that make me smile — gastromami @ 12:39 pm

This dish is one of my ultimate comfort foods.

Sure, meatloaf with mashed potatoes and carrots is probably #1

but this dish, “King Ranch Chicken,” not only provides food comfort but also wraps my mother’s arms around our table,

no matter where in the world she may be.

I don’t make it often but once in a while it is time to pull out the Campbell’s cans that are a staple in the pantry.

This is a perfect dish to make when you have leftovers from this!




My parents brought this recipe back from Texas (I lived in Texas for the first 2 1/2 years of my life);

The King Ranch is one of the largest land owners in the state.





1 large onion, chopped

1 (10 3/4 oz) can each

Cream of Chicken Soup & Cream of Celery Soup

1 (15 oz) can green chilis, chopped

12 oz. (sodium-free) chicken broth

1 (15 oz) can chopped tomatoes

4 cups cooked chicken


Mix Well






Layer the bottom of a glass baking dish with flour tortillas

Spoon 1/3 of chicken mixture over tortillas

Repeat layers and top with grated cheddar cheese





Bake at 350˚ for 30 minutes or until bubbling

Remove from oven and allow to sit for 10 minutes before cutting

Serve with salsa






Ren approved!


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