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Mexican 7 Layer Mashed Potato Bake

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This Mexican 7 Layer Mashed Potato Bake is the perfect weeknight dinner and the ultimate comfort food!
Mexican 7 Layer Mashed Potato Bake

It’s always a pleasure partnering with Old El Paso to bring you new family friendly recipes to add to your weekly menu!  I’ve developed a Mexican style mashed potato bake that is loaded with all of my favorite ingredients.  The kids literally devoured this for dinner.

Mexican 7 Layer Mashed Potato Bake

You’ll start by whipping up a batch of mashed potatoes.  See my instructions below for my tips and tricks.

Mexican 7 Layer Mashed Potato Bake

Spread your mashed potatoes into a 9×13 inch baking dish.

Mexican 7 Layer Mashed Potato Bake

Layer with diced tomatoes next.

Mexican 7 Layer Mashed Potato Bake

Layer with shredded chicken.

Mexican 7 Layer Mashed Potato Bake

Drizzle with Old El Paso’s Mild Green Chili Enchilada Sauce.

Mexican 7 Layer Mashed Potato Bake

Top with diced green chiles next.

Mexican 7 Layer Mashed Potato Bake

Sliced black olives up next.

Mexican 7 Layer Mashed Potato Bake

Shredded Mozzarella cheese and diced green onions.  Bake for 20-30 minutes until hot and cheese melted.

Mexican 7 Layer Mashed Potato Bake

Such a hit with the whole family.  Enjoy!

Mexican 7 Layer Mashed Potato Bake


Mexican 7 Layer Mashed Potato Bake

Mexican 7 Layer Mashed Potato BakePrep time: 20 min | Cook time: 30 min | Total time: 50 min


  • 5 pounds russet potatoes, peeled and diced into 1 inch cubes
  • 1 stick unsalted butter
  • 1 cup warmed milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 10 ounce can diced tomatoes with peppers, mild
  • 2 cups cooked shredded chicken
  • 3/4 cup Old El Paso Mild Green Chile Enchilada Sauce
  • 4 ounce can Old El Paso Chopped Green Chiles
  • 1 cup sliced black olives
  • 2 cups shredded Mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced green onion tops


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. and lightly spray a 9×13 inch baking dish with cooking spray.
  2. Place potatoes into a large dutch oven filled with water (3/4 full) over high heat. Boil potatoes until fork tender. Drain and transfer to a stand mixer. Add butter, milk salt, garlic salt and black pepper. Turn mixer on low to start mashing. Slowly add warm milk. Beat until mixed well but be careful to not over mix. Transfer potatoes to baking dish, spreading evenly.
  3. Top potatoes with tomatoes, chicken, enchilada sauce, green chiles, olives, Mozzarella and sliced green onions. Bake for 20-25 minutes, until hot and cheese is melted. Remove and serve warm.

Makes 8 Servings

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  1. 1

    It’s like potato enchiladas! I’m with your kids; I would dive face-first into this. And it’s so creative!

  2. 2
    Holly says:

    You have warm milk in there twice and when do you add the butter?

  3. 3

    GAH! Thank you for solving my dinner dilemma!

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    naomi says:

    My boys, like your boys, would LOVE this. Such a fun idea.

  6. 6
    Vidya says:

    Wow, looking yummy, will surely try it,thanks for sharing 🙂 do visit my blog too for more yummy recipes

  7. 7

    whoa- my husband would love this!

  8. 8

    I love the look of this dish! It’s a perfect baked in one casserole. My husband would especially love it because he would get all my olives 🙂

  9. 9
    marla says:

    Perfect party dip Jenny!

  10. 10
    Cheryl Newton says:

    Yummo! 1 question, though: do I add the butter with the milk? I see butter listed in the ingredients, but not mentioned in the directions. Thanks!

  11. 11

    you really can’t go wrong with any cheesy potato situation in my opinion! yum!

  12. 12

    Such a creative dinner idea! Adding it to my list to make soon!

  13. 13

    This is so much easier than twice baked potatoes! Love it!

  14. 14

    Oooh, my kids are obsessed with mashed potatoes – they would LOVE this. It looks delicious!

  15. 15

    I live for mashed potatoes in the winter time – and that these have protein in them too!

  16. 16

    This looks so darn good I can’t wait to try it for dinner this week.

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