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Enchilada Casserole

Note: This high-calorie recipe is especially for kids with cystic fibrosis (CF), who may need additional calories to meet their nutritional needs. Get a grownup's help because it requires using the oven.

This delicious meal is loaded with calories, protein, and sodium.

Prep time: 40 minutes

Ingredients:

  • vegetable oil or nonstick cooking spray
  • 1 can (10.75-ounce) cream of mushroom soup
  • 1 can (15-ounce) enchilada sauce
  • 2 cups cooked chicken breast, diced
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese, grated
  • 2 cups tortilla chips, crushed

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 375ºF (190ºC). Grease a 1.5-quart casserole dish with cooking spray or small amount of vegetable oil.
  2. Place all ingredients in a large bowl and mix well.
  3. Pour the mixture into casserole dish.
  4. Bake for 25 minutes.

Serves: 3

Serving size: 2 cups

Nutritional analysis (per serving):

  • 790 calories
  • 67 g protein
  • 38 g fat
  • 3440 mg sodium
  • 457 mg calcium

Note: Nutritional analysis may vary depending on ingredient brands used.

Variations and suggestions:

Serve with rice and sour cream.

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