How King Ranch Casserole Has Ruled During the Pandemic

How King Ranch Casserole Has Ruled During the Pandemic

king ranch casseroleAt the beginning of the shutdown, Fridays were for frozen pizza. It was the only night I didn’t cook, and it was a huge relief at the end of each week. (Even food writers get sick of cooking, promise.) But Friday night’s treat quickly became Tuesday lunch’s reality, and I needed a no-brainer comfort food to replace it. Enter King Ranch casserole. I noticed the dish popping up on takeout menus all over the state. This pile of chicken, tortilla, creamy sauce, cheese, chiles, and tomatoes is comfort food at its finest. And it’s easy: the original homemade version calls for not much more than shredding leftover roast chicken, opening a few cans of cream-of-fill-in-the-blank soup and tomato with chiles, and baking this mixture layered…View Original Post

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