Southwestern Cheddar Chicken Pasta

Southwestern Cheddar Chicken Pasta

Start with Ultimate Chicken Helper® and serve your family this delicious southwestern skillet for an easy and delicious dinner.

Prep Time

35

Minutes

Total Time

35

Minutes

Makes

6

servings

1 1/2
cups hot water
1 1/4
cups milk
1
box Ultimate Chicken Helper® Cheddar broccoli
1
cup Green Giant™ Steamers™ Niblets® frozen corn
1
can (15 oz) Progresso® black beans, drained, rinsed
2
cups cubed cooked chicken
1
large plum (Roma) tomato, seeded, chopped (1/2 cup)
1/4
cup chopped fresh cilantro
1
small lime, cut into 6 wedges
  1. In 12-inch skillet, place hot water, milk, seasoning mix and uncooked pasta (from Ultimate Chicken Helper box). Heat to boiling over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally.
  2. Reduce heat. Cover; simmer 6 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. Stir in frozen corn, black beans and chicken. Return to boiling; reduce heat. Cover; simmer 5 to 7 minutes longer or until pasta and vegetables are tender. Remove from heat. Stir in creamy Cheddar cheese sauce (from Ultimate Chicken Helper box) until well mixed; stir in tomato and 3 tablespoons of the cilantro. Cook until hot. Sprinkle with remaining cilantro. Serve with lime wedges.
Makes 6 servings (1 cup each)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Like it spicy? Add diced green chiles or some finely chopped jalapeño chile to kick up the heat.
Customize! Set out an assortment of favorite toppings, such as sliced green onions, sour cream, chopped avocado and sliced olives.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 350
    • (Calories from Fat 80),
  • Total Fat 9g
    • (Saturated Fat 3g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 45mg;
  • Sodium 750mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 44g
    • (Dietary Fiber 7g,
    • Sugars 4g),
  • Protein 24g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 2 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 1/2 Vegetable;
    • 3 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 3;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.