Why is this recipe called Cowboy Chicken Casserole? Maybe because we imagine cowboys aren't fussy in the kitchen and this is the perfect un-fussy one-dish meal? Whatever the reason, you will love this super-easy recipe. It tastes kind of like a chicken taco married a tamale pie, so if your family likes Tex-Mex, this is the one-dish bake for you! Cream of chicken soup, chili, garlic and salsa blend into a creamy, spicy sauce bringing the chicken, beans, corn and tortillas together into a hearty and yummy dinner. This Cowboy Chicken Casserole is a dish everyone (cowboys included) will love.
Heat the oven to 350°F. Stir the soup, water, chili powder, garlic powder, salsa, beans, corn, chicken and tortillas in a large bowl. Season with salt and pepper.
Spoon the chicken mixture into an 11x8x2-inch baking dish. Top with the cheese. Cover the baking dish.
Bake for 25 minutes or until the mixture is hot.