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Chicken Black Bean Taco Bake

Chicken Black Bean Taco Bake

This Chicken Black Bean Taco Bake makes the perfect fun and fresh weeknight dinner. This tasty taco bake is done in about 30 minutes!
Course Dinner
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword best chicken bake recipe, chicken taco bake, chicken taco casserole, easy taco casserole, taco bake recipe, taco casserole, taco casserole recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 389kcal
Author Jenny


  • Oven


  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 cup finely chopped white onion
  • 2 cups cooked shredded chicken (I used rotisserie)
  • 15 ounce can black beans drained and rinsed
  • 1/4 cup sliced black olives
  • 5 corn tortillas cut into eighths
  • 1 cup mild salsa
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream or sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees Place olive oil into a 12 inch cast iron skillet over medium heat. Add onions and cook for 5 minutes, stirring often until softened. Add chicken, beans, olives and cut up tortillas. Stir to combined.
  • Place salsa and cream into a medium bowl and add to skillet, stirring to combine. Stir in cumin, salt and pepper. Top with shredded cheese and bake for 20-25 minutes, until cheese is melted.
  • Serve warm.


Calories: 389kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 19g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 74mg | Sodium: 1334mg | Potassium: 578mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 723IU | Vitamin C: 13mg | Calcium: 225mg | Iron: 3mg