Delicious Mexican Casserole

Mexican Casserole takes classic Mexican flavors and spices and combined them into an easy to prep casserole. With nutritious black beans, corn, and chicken breasts, this will make an excellent filling meal for your family. And your kids will love the tortilla chip topping!

Q: Can I replace the cheddar cheese with another type of cheese? A: Absolutely. You can experiment with other types of cheese such as Monterrey Jack, pepper jack, mozzarella, or whatever you have on hand.

Q: What should I do with the leftover casserole? A: The leftover Mexican casserole is wonderful for packing in school or work lunches. Just reheat it in the microwave and you have a warm and satisfying meal!

Mexican Casserole

3.8 from 9 votes
Recipe by Addrecipes
Course: Casseroles, DinnerCuisine: AmericanDifficulty: Easy


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This delicious Mexican casserole is sure to bring flavor and spice to your family table. Made with hearty beans, fresh veggies, and savory cheese, this dish won’t disappoint. Plus, it’s easy to make with minimal ingredients that you might already have in your pantry! Plus, it’s a great way to use up any leftovers you might have on hand.


  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil

  • 3/4 pound cubed skinless, boneless chicken breast meat

  • 1/2 (1.25 ounce) package taco seasoning mix

  • 1 (15 ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained

  • 1 (8.75 ounce) can sweet corn, drained

  • 1/4 cup salsa

  • water as needed

  • 1 cup shredded Mexican-style cheese

  • 1 1/2 cups crushed plain tortilla chips


  • In a large skillet over medium high heat, saute chicken in oil until cooked through and no longer pink inside. Add taco seasoning, beans, corn, salsa and a little water to prevent drying out. Cover skillet and simmer over medium low heat for 10 minutes.
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  • Transfer chicken mixture to a 9×13 inch baking dish. Top with 1/2 cup of the cheese and crushed tortilla chips.
  • Bake in the preheated oven for 15 minutes. Add remaining 1/2 cup cheese and bake until cheese is melted and bubbly.

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