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Chicken Tamale Casserole (Weight Watchers approved)

Recipe byreginaradosta

A Mexican tamale in casserole form, this is one incredibly delicious meal. Perfect idea for a busy weeknight dinner, it’s a snap to prepare. And at just 6 Points + per serving, it’s a Weight Watchers dinner recipe that tastes too good to be true.
Cooking time: 30 minute(s)
Diet tags: Low calorie, Reduced fat, High protein
Number of servings (yield): 8
Calories: 265
Fat: 3.5g


1lb skinless, boneless chicken breasts, cooked and shredded
1 16oz package frozen corn, defrosted
1 8oz box cornbread mix
1 cup reduced fat Mexican style cheese, shredded
16 oz red enchilada sauce
1/2 cup fat free milk
(1 ) 4oz can green chilies
2 small jalapeños, seeded and diced
1/4 cup liquid egg substitute
1 tsp cumin
1/2 tsp paprika
Salt and pepper to taste

  1. 1.     Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Spray a 13 x 9 baking dish with nonfat cooking spray. 2.     In a medium sized bowl, combine, cornbread mix, corn, milk, egg substitute, green chiles, jalapeños, 1/4 cup of the cheese, cumin, paprika, and salt & pepper. Mix well, then pour into baking dish. 3.     Place in oven and bake for about 15 minutes. Remove from oven and poke all over, using a fork. 4.     Pour 1/2 of the enchilada sauce all over the top. Then evenly cover with the chicken. Pour remaining enchilada sauce over chicken and top with the remaining cheese. 5.     Return to oven, and cook for another 12-15 minutes, or until the cheese is golden and bubbly. 6.     Let cool for 5 minutes before serving.



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