Green Chili Chicken Pasta Recipe

This green chili chicken pasta recipe is an easy Mexican themed dish your family will love. It's an easy casserole with a more lively Mexican twist than you'll find in a typical pasta dish!

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This tasty green chili chicken pasta recipe is a delightful Mexican-inspired dish that your family will absolutely adore. Unlike your ordinary pasta dish, this easy casserole offers a lively Mexican twist that will awaken your taste buds. Not only is it a fantastic way to use leftover chicken, but it also cleverly disguises the fact that they are enjoying leftovers, leaving your family none the wiser.


3 Tbsp. butter
3 Tbsp. flour
2 cups chicken broth
1 cup sour cream
4 oz. diced green chilies
1 lb. pasta, cooked
2 cups chicken cooked, shredded or chopped and seasoned with cumin and onion
2 cups (16 oz.) Monterrey Jack Cheese, grated


  1. Preheat oven to 350°.
  2. Melt butter in a medium saucepan.
  3. Stir in flour to make a roux and let it bubble for 1 minute.
  4. Add in chicken broth, stirring constantly. Allow it to bubble and thicken for 10-15 minutes.
  5. Remove from heat.
  6. Add sour cream and green chiles.
  7. In a greased 9×13 baking dish, layer pasta, chicken and cheese two times.
  8. Then pour the sauce over the top. Do not stir.
  9. Bake for 20-30 minutes until bubbly and golden on top.


  • If you like, you can salt and pepper to taste or add any other seasonings you like.
  • You might also add olives or garnish with tomatoes, parsley or cilantro.