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Satisfying and Wholesome: Healthy Chicken Fajita Casserole Imagine a casserole bursting with the bold and zesty flavors of chicken fajitas, all baked to cheesy perfection. Healthy Chicken Fajita Casserole is the ideal blend of comfort food and nutrition, offering you a satisfying and wholesome meal that your taste buds will adore. This recipe simplifies the classic fajita experience, making it easy to enjoy all those savory and spicy flavors in one delicious dish. Get ready to savor a plate of Tex-Mex goodness that’s perfect for family dinners or gatherings.

Tex-Mex Bliss

The star of this casserole is the harmonious combination of tender chicken, colorful bell peppers, onions, and a medley of Tex-Mex seasonings.

Effortless Healthiness

This recipe embraces the goodness of fajitas while maintaining a nutritious profile, ensuring that you can enjoy the flavors you love without the guilt.

Substitutions and Variations:

Customize your Healthy Chicken Fajita Casserole with these variations:

  1. Vegetarian Twist: Omit the chicken and add extra bell peppers, black beans, or corn for a vegetarian version.
  2. Dairy-Free: Use dairy-free cheese and a non-dairy yogurt or sour cream alternative for a dairy-free option.
  3. Spice It Up: Adjust the level of spiciness by adding more or less chili powder, cayenne pepper, or hot sauce.


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Now that you’ve discovered the Healthy Chicken Fajita Casserole, you have the key to a satisfying and nutritious Tex-Mex meal. Share it with family and friends, serve it at gatherings, or enjoy it as a delicious and wholesome dinner. Don’t forget to leave a review and share your favorite toppings or side dishes with us. Happy cooking!

Tips or Notes:

  • Customize the cheese blend to your liking, using a combination of cheddar, Monterey Jack, or pepper jack for an extra kick of flavor.
  • For added freshness, garnish your casserole with chopped fresh cilantro, diced tomatoes, or sliced avocado before serving.
  • Adjust the level of spiciness by using mild or hot salsa and varying the amount of chili powder to suit your taste.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I prepare this casserole in advance?

Yes, you can assemble the casserole ahead of time and refrigerate it until you’re ready to bake. Just be sure to adjust the baking time slightly if baking from cold.

What’s the best way to reheat leftovers?

To reheat individual portions, use the microwave. To reheat the entire casserole, cover it with foil and bake in the oven until heated through.


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  • 1.5 pounds 1.5 (680g) boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into strips

  • 1 1 onion, thinly sliced

  • 2 2 bell peppers (any color), thinly sliced

  • 1 cup 1 (240ml) salsa

  • 1 cup 1 (240ml) plain Greek yogurt or sour cream

  • 1 tablespoon 1 chili powder

  • 1/2 teaspoon 1/2 cumin

  • 1/2 teaspoon 1/2 garlic powder

  • 1/2 teaspoon 1/2 onion powder

  • Salt and black pepper, to taste

  • 2 cups 2 (200g) shredded cheese blend (e.g., cheddar and Monterey Jack)


  • Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C). Grease a 9×13-inch (23x33cm) baking dish.
  • In a large skillet, cook the chicken strips over medium-high heat until they’re no longer pink. Remove the cooked chicken from the skillet and set it aside.
  • In the same skillet, add the thinly sliced onion and bell peppers. Sauté until they become tender and slightly caramelized, about 5-7 minutes. Remove from heat.
  • In a mixing bowl, combine the salsa, plain Greek yogurt or sour cream, chili powder, cumin, garlic powder, onion powder, salt, and black pepper. Mix until well combined.
  • Place half of the sautéed onion and bell pepper mixture in the bottom of the prepared baking dish.
  • Layer half of the cooked chicken strips on top of the vegetables.
  • Pour half of the salsa-yogurt mixture over the chicken and vegetables.
  • Sprinkle half of the shredded cheese over the top.
  • Repeat the layers with the remaining ingredients: onion and bell pepper mixture, chicken strips, salsa-yogurt mixture, and shredded cheese.
  • Cover the baking dish with aluminum foil.
  • Bake in the preheated oven for 20-25 minutes, or until the casserole is heated through and the cheese is melted and bubbly.
  • Remove the foil and bake for an additional 5-10 minutes, or until the cheese is golden brown and bubbly.
  • Serve your Healthy Chicken Fajita Casserole hot and savor the Tex-Mex goodness!

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