Cheesy Southwest Chicken Skillet

Make this 30-minute skillet dinner featuring pasta, chicken, Progresso™ Recipe Starters™ creamy three cheese cooking sauce and Old El Paso® diced green chiles--perfect for southwestern meals.

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  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 30 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 4
 

Ingredients

2
cups uncooked rotini pasta
2
cups cubed deli rotisserie chicken
1
pouch (9 oz) Progresso™ Recipe Starters™ creamy three cheese cooking sauce
1
can (4.5 oz) Old El Paso™ diced green chiles, undrained
1
cup shredded taco-flavored cheese (4 oz)

Garnishes, If Desired

Diced red bell pepper
Sliced ripe olives
Tortilla chips

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 In 12-inch skillet, heat 3 cups water to boiling; add pasta. Cook 8 to 9 minutes or until pasta is tender; drain and return to skillet.
  • 2 Add chicken, cooking sauce and chiles; heat to boiling, stirring occasionally. Sprinkle with cheese. Cover; let stand 3 to 5 minutes or until cheese is melted. Sprinkle with bell pepper, olives and tortilla chips.
  • 1 In 12-inch skillet, heat 3 cups water to boiling; add pasta. Cook 8 to 9 minutes or until pasta is tender; drain and return to skillet.
  • 2 Add chicken, cooking sauce and chiles; heat to boiling, stirring occasionally. Sprinkle with cheese. Cover; let stand 3 to 5 minutes or until cheese is melted. Sprinkle with bell pepper, olives and tortilla chips.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

For on-hand convenience, purchase a rotisserie chicken, and remove all the meat. Chop and place 2-cup portions in resealable freezer plastic bags. Keep frozen until you need them.

Change it up with a different pasta shape like penne or ziti.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
580
(
Calories from Fat
240),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
27g
27%
(Saturated Fat
13g,
13%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
115mg
115%;
Sodium
1150mg
1150%;
Total Carbohydrate
44g
44%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
3g
3%
),
Protein
40g
40%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
25%;
Vitamin C
8%;
Calcium
30%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
2 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 2 Very Lean Meat; 1 Lean Meat; 1 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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