Chicken Fresca Pasta Bowls

This is an easy way to get to a great pasta bowl starting with Hamburger Helper® and fresh vegetables.

  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 5

Ingredients

2
cups milk
1
cup hot water
1/4
cup coarsely chopped red onion
1
box Hamburger Helper™ three cheese
2 1/2
cups fresh baby spinach, cut up
1 1/2
cups shredded cooked chicken breasts
1
large tomato, seeded, coarsely chopped
2
tablespoons dry white wine or chicken broth
2
tablespoons sliced fresh basil leaves

  • 1 In 10-inch skillet, mix milk, hot water, onion, uncooked pasta and sauce mix (from Hamburger Helper box). Heat to boiling, stirring frequently.
  • 2 Reduce heat; cover and simmer 14 minutes, stirring frequently. Stir in spinach, chicken and tomato. Cover and cook about 4 minutes or until pasta is tender. Remove from heat; stir in wine. Let stand 5 minutes (sauce will thicken as it stands).
  • 3 Serve in bowls; sprinkle with basil.

Expert Tips

Chardonnay or Chablis Blanc would be great choices for dry white wine options.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
260
(
Calories from Fat
45),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
5%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
40mg
40%;
Sodium
770mg
770%;
Total Carbohydrate
32g
32%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
7g
7%
),
Protein
20g
20%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
40%;
Vitamin C
8%;
Calcium
15%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 1 Very Lean Meat; 1 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.