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I'm looking to fix more budget-conscious meals. I already do a lot of beans and soups. I've never gotten into casseroles other than eggplant parmesan and stuffed shells, so I'm making my first forays and would love some tips, recipes, whatever you got.

I'm looking to use the leftover holiday turkey before it gets freezer burned. I already have plans to make turkey mole next week, but there's a lot of turkey!

I ran across this recipe on the WHole Foods monthly circular and was wondering about a substitution for the canned cream of chicken soup--could I just make a cream sauce using chicken broth? Should I stir in some yogurt or sour cream to make it richer? BTW, IMO this recipe sounds like it needs seasoning...garlic especially, also cumin and probably some cayenne.

NEW KING RANCH CASSEROLE (I would call it Chicken Ranch Casserole, which for some reason makes me giggle-)

1 (2 pound) package Nature's Rancher Frozen Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts [this is where my leftover turkey comes in-]
2 red and/or green bell peppers, finely chopped
1 yellow onion, chopped
1 (14.5 ounce) can cream of chicken soup
1 (15 ounce) can 365 Everyday Value Organic Canned Tomatoes with Green Chiles
12 corn tortillas, halved
1 bunch Swiss chard, thick stems removed, leaves chopped
1/2 cups 365 Everyday Value Organic Shredded Mexican Blend cheese

Preheat the oven to 350°F. [create the cooked, diced chicken--I can skip this] Meanwhile, in a large bowl, combine peppers, onion, soup and tomatoes.

Layer one-third of the tortillas in the bottom of an oiled 9x13-inch casserole dish. Top with one-third of the chard, one-third of the chicken, one-third of the vegetable mixture and one-third of the cheese. Repeat process two more times and bake, uncovered, until bubbly and golden brown, 50 to 60 minutes.
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