Campsite Recipes: Dude Ranch Chicken Casserole

Bring a southwestern flare to your camping trip with this creamy chicken and tomato casserole that’s quick and easy to make. All you need is a dutch oven—a large, heavy cooking pot with a lid—and a heat source to make this tasty campsite crowd pleaser. 

Dude Ranch Chicken CasseroleIngredients:

  • 2 1/2 cups cubed cooked chicken
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese, divided
  • 1 can (10 oz.) diced tomatoes and green chilies, undrained
  • 1 can (10 3/4 oz.) cream of mushroom soup
  • 1 can (10 3/4 oz.) cream of celery soup
  • 1 can (8 oz.) diced green chilies
  • 3/4 cup sliced green onions
  • 10 flour tortillas (8 inch), each cut into 6 triangular wedges
  • 1 tbs. sliced green onions for garnish

How to Make It:

  1. Lightly oil or spray your dutch oven before use.
  2. Combine chicken, 1 cup cheese, both soups, mushroom soup, broth, undrained tomatoes, green chilies, chili powder and the 3/4 cup green onions in a large bowl.
  3. Mix tortilla wedges into chicken mixture.
  4. Spoon mixture into the prepared dutch oven.
  5. Bake at 350 degrees (use about 10 coals in a ring around the bottom of the dutch oven and 20 on top) for 30 minutes or until bubbling and hot.
  6. Top with remaining 1 cup cheese, bake for 5 minutes or until cheese has melted.
  7. Let sit for 10-15 minutes before serving.
  8. Garnish with 1 tbs. green onions.

Serves 6.

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