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One-Pot Cheesy Barbecue Chicken Rigatoni

  • Prep 5 min
  • Total 20 min
  • Servings 4

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! MORE + LESS -

Karly Campbell Karly Campbell
September 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

Steps

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  • 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.

Expert Tips

  • 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.
  • Remaining liquid in skillet will thicken to create a sauce once cheese and barbecue sauce are added.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
630
Calories from Fat
190
% Daily Value
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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