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One-Pot Cheesy Barbecue Chicken Rigatoni

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One-Pot Cheesy Barbecue Chicken Rigatoni
  • Prep 5 min
  • Total 20 min
  • Servings 4
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This incredible one-pot pasta dinner is full of flavor thanks to Cheddar cheese and barbecue sauce, and even better, is ready in just 20 minutes!
By Karly Campbell
Updated Sep 20, 2016

Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded cooked chicken
  • 6 slices bacon, crisply cooked and crumbled
  • 1/2 cup diced red onion
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 3 cups uncooked rigatoni pasta (9 oz)
  • 2 3/4 cups Progresso™ chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
  • 1/2 cup barbecue sauce
  • 1 cup grated Cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
Make With
Make With
Progresso Broth

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oil in deep 10- to 12-inch skillet over medium heat.
  • 2
    Cook chicken, bacon, 1/4 cup of the onion and the garlic in oil 2 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • 3
    Add pasta and chicken broth; heat to boiling. Cover and cook 10 to 15 minutes, stirring occasionally, until pasta is tender.
  • 4
    Stir in 1/4 cup of the barbecue sauce and the cheese. Continue cooking 1 minute to melt cheese.
  • 5
    Serve topped with remaining 1/4 cup onion, 1/4 cup barbecue sauce drizzled over top, and cilantro.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    It may not seem like there is enough liquid in the skillet to boil the pasta, but keeping the pot covered will help the pasta cook.
  • tip 2
    Remaining liquid in skillet will thicken to create a sauce once cheese and barbecue sauce are added.

Nutrition

630 Calories, 22g Total Fat, 37g Protein, 72g Total Carbohydrate, 14g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
630
Calories from Fat
190
Total Fat
22g
33%
Saturated Fat
9g
43%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
85mg
29%
Sodium
1350mg
56%
Potassium
400mg
12%
Total Carbohydrate
72g
24%
Dietary Fiber
4g
15%
Sugars
14g
Protein
37g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
2%
2%
Calcium
25%
25%
Iron
20%
20%
Exchanges:
3 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 1 Very Lean Meat; 1 Lean Meat; 2 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
5
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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