Buffalo Chicken Doritos Casserole

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    Remember my Mexican Doritos Casserole from a few months back? Well, this is like its cooler older brother.

    Buffalo Chicken Doritos Casserole
    Also, I have a confession. Part of the reason I wanted to make this was so I could use this:
    It was my birthday present from my sister-in-law and I was just waiting for the perfect recipe to use it for.

    Ain’t it purty?
    Back to the grub. If you have been following my blog long, or you know me at all, you know that I LOVE dishes with buffalo wing sauce or flavor. So these Blazin’ Buffalo & Ranch Doritos are right up my ally! This recipe is simple and fool proof.
    Buffalo Chicken Doritos Casserole
          serves 6-8
    2 chicken breasts, cooked and shredded
    1 onion, chopped and sauteed
    2 tsp ranch seasoning mix
    5 T Louisiana hot sauce
    15 oz can great northern beans, drained {or cannellini or other white beans}
    10.5 oz can 98% fat free cream of chicken soup
    2- 4oz diced green chilies, drained
    11.5 oz bag Blazin’ Buffalo & Ranch Doritos {about 3/4 of the bag}*
    1 C shredded colby and monterey jack cheese
    Cilantro for garnish
    Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Put shredded chicken and sauteed onions in a bowl. Mix in the ranch seasoning and hot sauce. 
    Add in the beans, soup, and green chilis.
    Crush up a handfull or two of chips and layer them on the bottom of the dish. Layer the chicken mixture over the chips. Crush remaining chips on top, then top with cheese.
    Bake for 15 minutes, or until nice and bubbly. Top with cilantro and serve. 
    *For the Mexican version of this casserole, I said to put more of the chips on the bottom of the dish and less on the top. For this one, I suggested to put more on top. This is totally a personal preference. Either way is great, but if you are weary of soggy things, put more on the top. :)
    So there you have it. Another buffalo recipe by the Cowgirl. I just can’t help myself. :)
    • http://www.blogger.com/profile/10001512308169583489 Mrs. Schwartz @ Mrs. Schwartz’s Kitchen

      Oh my WORD that looks amazing! Another husband approved meal, thank you! And that dish is ah-mazing!

    • http://www.blogger.com/profile/01054338922109555107 4Sisters

      Yes that dish is gorgeous! I love buffalo anything, this looks like a real crowd pleaser!

      Becca @ Crumbs and Chaos

    • http://www.blogger.com/profile/06497226806665401448 ButterYum

      Oh my… Doritos must make this dish completely addictive! Great to bring to a potluck (so we don’t over indulge!).

    • http://www.blogger.com/profile/12371458068011998525 Tina

      Great tex mex dish this is! The crunch of the Doritos and the buffalo flavor is something I am now craving. I mean, really, chips on top and bottom-could not think of anything better at the moment-yum! Another winner!

    • http://www.blogger.com/profile/09107661365906909620 Kathy Radigan

      Well thanks this sounds like a really fun dish that my kids would love! I’m going to try this one out next week. I love your serving dish, it’s beautiful. I would be looking for recipes for it too!! So glad I found you on voiceBoks! I look forward to learning more of your recipes. Thanks!

    • http://www.blogger.com/profile/16009807394530816882 Macaroni and Cheesecake

      I have been craving buffalo flavors lately and this sounds like the perfect way to quench that craving, not to mention I love doritos!! Looks delicious!!

    • http://www.blogger.com/profile/01955902374940558547 Grubarazzi

      Hot diggity dang this looks good! This would satisfy even my biggest cravings. Yum!

    • http://www.blogger.com/profile/02156302334473762780 From Valeries Kitchen

      I love these types of casserole dishes. And, who doesn’t love Doritos? The dish is beautiful!!!

    • http://www.blogger.com/profile/11776233848003298099 BonnieBanters

      Well, pull around that ole’ chuck wagon and hold my hat, you’ve done roped me in! Can I leave off the beans? Would make a great hoedown dish!

    • http://www.blogger.com/profile/00217152046711957003 Thomasina

      YUM! Even though my kids don’t like hot I can do a mild version! I can hear your accent when I read and I have NEVER heard your voice but the Southern Gal is felt! Also, I just had a chipotle, sweet mashed potato from a lean cuisine dish that sounds like you could probably make. If you figure it out let me know :)

    • http://www.blogger.com/profile/10630822565706344992 Marilyn

      Yummy! Hello from iowa <3
      marilyn!

    • http://www.blogger.com/profile/06990448907520193758 Miz Helen

      Your Buffalo Chicken Dorito Casserole looks amazing. I can’t wait to make it , we will just love it. Hope you are having a great week end and thank you so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday.
      Happy St. Patrick’s Day!
      Miz Helen

    • http://www.blogger.com/profile/03176181111576776617 Mrs. Badon

      Where is that casserole dish from? It is beautiful!!!

      • http://www.blogger.com/profile/16973924525398266766 Cookin’ Cowgirl

        Dillards, the color is terracotta.

    • http://www.blogger.com/profile/16437438099992102302 traci

      We made this tonight and it was so yummy. We added a can of corn drained and just did Nacho Cheese Doritos instead of the Spicy Buffalo ones. It was awesome. Thanks.