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Recipe: CASSEROLE WEEK: CHICKEN TAMALE CASSEROLE

The weather's getting cooler _ a perfect time to experiment with the miraculous meal-in-one known as the casserole. This week, we'll share some casserole ideas. Today's casserole is a little healthier and comes from Cooking Light magazine.

INGREDIENTS

1 cup (4 oz.) preshredded 4-cheese Mexican blend cheese, divided

1/3cup fat-free milk

1/4cup egg substitute

1 teaspoon ground cumin

1/8teaspoon ground red pepper

1 (14 3/4-ounce) can cream-style corn

1 (8.5 oz.) box corn muffin mix (such as Martha White)

1 (4-oz.) can chopped green chiles, drained

Cooking spray

1 (10-oz.) can red enchilada sauce (such as Old El Paso)

2 cups shredded cooked chicken breast

1/2cup fat-free sour cream

DIRECTIONS

Preheat oven to 400 degrees,

Combine 1/4 cup cheese and next 7 ingredients (through chiles) in a large bowl, stirring just until moist. Pour mixture into a 13 x 9-inch baking dish coated with cooking spray.

Bake at 400 degrees for 15 minutes or until set. Pierce entire surface liberally with a fork; pour enchilada sauce over top. Top with chicken; sprinkle with remaining 3/4 cup cheese. Bake at 400 degrees for 15 minutes or until cheese melts. Remove from oven; let stand 5 minutes. Cut into 8 pieces; top each serving with 1 tablespoon sour cream.

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