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Southwest Green Chile-Chicken Pasta Salad

Southwest Green Chile-Chicken Pasta Salad
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 25 min
  • Servings 8

Whip up this show-stopping layered pasta salad in minutes. It’s made easy with a box of Suddenly Pasta Salad™ and made delicious with chicken and fresh ingredients. ...MORE+ LESS-

Annalise Sandberg Annalise Sandberg
May 14, 2017

Ingredients

1
box Betty Crocker™ Suddenly Pasta Salad™ Southwest pasta salad
1/3
cup mayonnaise
3
tablespoons milk
1/4
cup canned Old El Paso™ chopped green chiles
4
cups chopped green leaf lettuce
1
lb chopped cooked chicken breasts (about 2 breasts)
1
large tomato, chopped
1
avocado, pitted, peeled and chopped
4
green onions, chopped
1
cup shredded Mexican cheese blend (4 oz)

Steps

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  • 1
    Cook pasta as directed on box. Drain and rinse in cold water.
  • 2
    In medium bowl, beat mayonnaise, milk, green chiles and seasoning packet (from salad mix box). Add pasta; toss.
  • 3
    In large bowl, place half of the lettuce. Top with half of the pasta mixture, and half each of the chicken, tomato, avocado, green onions and cheese. Top with remaining lettuce and other remaining ingredients. Serve immediately.

Expert Tips

  • To make ahead, mix all ingredients except lettuce and avocado. Cover and refrigerate up to 1 day. Mix in lettuce and avocado just before serving.
  • For more of a kick, increase chopped green chiles to 1/2 cup.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
330
Calories from Fat
150
% Daily Value
Total Fat
17g
26%
Saturated Fat
5g
25%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
65mg
22%
Sodium
400mg
17%
Potassium
360mg
10%
Total Carbohydrate
21g
7%
Dietary Fiber
2g
9%
Sugars
3g
Protein
24g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
35%
35%
Vitamin C
8%
8%
Calcium
15%
15%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 2 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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