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Cheesy Chicken Taco Casserole

Cheesy Chicken Taco Casserole
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 40 min
  • Servings 5

Tacos in the form of a casserole--easy to make and great to eat! Dress up with a side of fresh toppings, and you're set! ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

1
box Chicken Helper™ crispy Cheddar bacon chicken
1
package (1 oz) Old El Paso™ taco seasoning mix
1
lb boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 3/4-inch pieces
2
cups water
1
cup milk
2
tablespoons vegetable oil
1/2
cup shredded Cheddar cheese (2 oz)
1
cup tortilla chips, coarsely crushed
Toppings, if desired (chopped tomatoes, green onions, salsa, sour cream)

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 8-inch square (2-quart) baking dish with cooking spray. In medium bowl, mix seasoned crumbs (from Chicken Helper box), 1 tablespoon of the taco seasoning mix and the chicken.
  • 2
    In 2-quart saucepan, stir water, milk, uncooked pasta and sauce mix (from Chicken Helper box), and the remaining taco seasoning mix; heat just to boiling, stirring frequently. Reduce heat; simmer uncovered 10 to 12 minutes, stirring frequently, until pasta is slightly tender.
  • 3
    In 10-inch nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Cook chicken in oil 3 to 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until golden brown. Reduce heat to medium-low; continue to cook 3 to 5 minutes or until no longer pink in center.
  • 4
    Mix pasta and chicken in baking dish. Top with cheese and crushed tortilla chips. Bake uncovered about 20 minutes or until sides are bubbling. Serve with Toppings.

Expert Tips

  • Soft tortillas make the perfect shell for this taco casserole mixture.
  • A side of Spanish rice or refried beans completes this meal.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
460
Calories from Fat
170
% Daily Value
Total Fat
18g
28%
Saturated Fat
6g
29%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
70mg
24%
Sodium
1220mg
51%
Potassium
260mg
7%
Total Carbohydrate
45g
15%
Dietary Fiber
3g
12%
Sugars
5g
Protein
29g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
15%
15%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 1/2 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 2 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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