Santa Fe Chicken-Tortellini Casserole

Santa Fe Chicken-Tortellini Casserole

A zesty cheese sauce coats tender pockets of tortellini, crisp-tender veggies and flavorful chicken.

Prep Time

30

Minutes

Total Time

1:05

Hr:Mins

Makes

6

servings

1
package (9 oz) refrigerated cheese-filled tortellini
3
tablespoons olive or vegetable oil
2
cups broccoli flowerets
1
medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
1
medium red bell pepper, chopped (1 cup)
3
tablespoons Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
3/4
cup milk
3/4
cup Progresso® chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
1
teaspoon ground cumin
4
cups cut-up cooked chicken
3/4
cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese (3 oz)
1/2
cup shredded Colby cheese (2 oz)
1/2
cup crushed tortilla chips, if desired
  1. Heat oven to 325°F. Spray 3-quart casserole with cooking spray. Cook and drain tortellini as directed on package.
  2. Meanwhile, in 12-inch nonstick skillet, heat 1 tablespoon of the oil over medium-high heat. Cook broccoli, onion and bell pepper in oil about 3 minutes, stirring frequently, until crisp-tender. Remove broccoli mixture from skillet.
  3. In same skillet, cook flour and remaining 2 tablespoons oil over low heat, stirring constantly, until smooth. Stir in milk, broth and cumin. Heat to boiling over medium heat, stirring constantly; remove from heat. Stir in chicken, Monterey Jack cheese, tortellini and broccoli mixture. Spoon into casserole.
  4. Bake uncovered 25 to 35 minutes, sprinkling with Colby cheese and tortilla chips for last several minutes of baking, until hot in center and cheese is melted.
Makes 6 servings (1 1/3 cups each)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
How-To
Use broken tortilla chips from the bottom of the bag in this casserole. Or put whole chips in a resealable plastic bag and crush with a rolling pin.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 440
    • (Calories from Fat 230),
  • Total Fat 25g
    • (Saturated Fat 9g,
    • Trans Fat 1/2g),
  • Cholesterol 140mg;
  • Sodium 390mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 17g
    • (Dietary Fiber 2g,
    • Sugars 5g),
  • Protein 38g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 5 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.