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Chicken and Vegetable Cheeseburger Mac

Chicken and Vegetable Cheeseburger Mac
  • Prep 40 min
  • Total 45 min
  • Servings 5

This skillet is a can’t miss hit with all of your family favorite ingredients – bacon, chicken, peas and cheese. Made easy with cheesy Hamburger Helper™. ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

4
strips bacon, cut in 1/2-inch slices
1
package (20 oz) boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 3/4-inch pieces
1
medium red bell pepper, chopped (1 cup)
1/2
cup chopped onion
2
cups milk
1
cup hot water
1
box Hamburger Helper™ cheeseburger macaroni
1
cup frozen sweet peas
1
cup shredded Cheddar cheese (4 oz)

Steps

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  • 1
    In 12-inch nonstick skillet, cook bacon over medium-high heat 4 to 6 minutes, stirring occasionally, until crisp. Remove bacon with slotted spoon; place on paper towel. Add chicken, bell pepper and onion to bacon drippings in skillet; cook over medium-high heat 8 to 10 minutes, stirring frequently, until chicken is no longer pink.
  • 2
    Add milk, hot water and sauce mix (from Hamburger Helper™ box); stir to combine. Stir in uncooked pasta (from Hamburger Helper™ box). Heat to boiling, stirring occasionally. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 5 minutes. Stir in frozen peas; cover and cook 5 to 6 minutes, stirring occasionally, until pasta is tender and sauce is thick. Remove from heat.
  • 3
    Top with cheese and bacon; cover and let stand 2 to 3 minutes or until cheese is melted.

Expert Tips

  • You can use already cooked bacon instead of cooking your own. Skip cooking the bacon, and cook the chicken, bell pepper and onion in 1 tablespoon oil instead.
  • Use sharp Cheddar cheese for more Cheddar flavor.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
470
Calories from Fat
170
% Daily Value
Total Fat
19g
30%
Saturated Fat
8g
41%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
110mg
37%
Sodium
980mg
41%
Potassium
490mg
14%
Total Carbohydrate
36g
12%
Dietary Fiber
2g
9%
Sugars
10g
Protein
39g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
35%
35%
Vitamin C
30%
30%
Calcium
30%
30%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 4 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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