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Southwestern Cheddar Chicken Pasta

  • Prep 35 min
  • Total 35 min
  • Servings 6

Start with Ultimate Chicken Helper® and serve your family this delicious southwestern skillet for an easy and delicious dinner. MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

1 1/2
cups hot water
1 1/4
cups milk
1
box Ultimate Chicken Helper™ Cheddar broccoli
1
cup frozen corn
1
can (15 oz) Progresso™ black beans, drained, rinsed
2
cups cubed cooked chicken
1
large plum (Roma) tomato, seeded, chopped (1/2 cup)
1/4
cup chopped fresh cilantro
1
small lime, cut into 6 wedges

Steps

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  • 1
    In 12-inch skillet, place hot water, milk, seasoning mix and uncooked pasta (from Ultimate Chicken Helper box). Heat to boiling over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally.
  • 2
    Reduce heat. Cover; simmer 6 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • 3
    Stir in frozen corn, black beans and chicken. Return to boiling; reduce heat. Cover; simmer 5 to 7 minutes longer or until pasta and vegetables are tender. Remove from heat. Stir in creamy Cheddar cheese sauce (from Ultimate Chicken Helper box) until well mixed; stir in tomato and 3 tablespoons of the cilantro. Cook until hot. Sprinkle with remaining cilantro. Serve with lime wedges.

Expert Tips

  • Like it spicy? Add diced green chiles or some finely chopped jalapeño chile to kick up the heat.
  • Customize! Set out an assortment of favorite toppings, such as sliced green onions, sour cream, chopped avocado and sliced olives.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
350
Calories from Fat
80
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9g
13%
Saturated Fat
3g
14%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
45mg
15%
Sodium
750mg
31%
Potassium
480mg
14%
Total Carbohydrate
44g
15%
Dietary Fiber
7g
30%
Sugars
4g
Protein
24g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
6%
6%
Calcium
15%
15%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 3 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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