Easy Salsa Verde and Pork Casserole

  • Author: Michelle @ Blackberry Babe
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 35
  • Total Time: 35


A delicious Mexican casserole with layers of creamy pork, spicy salsa verde and tortillas.


  • 2 cups shredded pork or chicken
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1.5 cups salsa verde (choose the heat you like best, we buy “hot” salsa)
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 8 6-inch corn or flour tortillas
  • 2 cups chopped tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh cilantro
  • 2 cups shredded Monterey Jack or Mexican blend cheese


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. In a medium mixing bowl, combine the pork/chicken, sour cream, 3/4 cup of salsa, cumin and cayenne. Stir well.
  3. Grease 8×8” baking pan, then spread 1/4 cup of salsa verde on bottom of pan.
  4. Add half of the tortillas and half of the pork mixture. Sprinkle with tomatoes, cilantro, and 1 cup of cheese.
  5. Add another layer of tortillas, chicken mixture and cheese. Sprinkle with remaining cilantro.
  6. and half of the cheese. Repeat layers with remaining tortillas, chicken mixture and cheese.
  7. Bake uncovered for 20-25 minutes until cheese is bubbly.
  8. Optional: Top with leftover salsa before serving.


  • Substitute a can of diced tomatoes for fresh tomatoes if desired. Remember to strain the tomatoes.
  • If freezing, bake from frozen for 40-50 minutes.


  • Serving Size: 6