Santa Fe Chicken-Tortellini Casserole

A zesty cheese sauce coats tender pockets of tortellini, crisp-tender veggies and flavorful chicken.

  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 1 hr 5 min
  • ingredients 13
  • servings 6

Ingredients

1
package (9 oz) refrigerated cheese-filled tortellini
3
tablespoons olive or vegetable oil
2
cups broccoli flowerets
1
medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
1
medium red bell pepper, chopped (1 cup)
3
tablespoons all-purpose flour
3/4
cup milk
3/4
cup Progresso™ chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
1
teaspoon ground cumin
4
cups cut-up cooked chicken
3/4
cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese (3 oz)
1/2
cup shredded Colby cheese (2 oz)
1/2
cup crushed tortilla chips, if desired
  • 1 Heat oven to 325°F. Spray 3-quart casserole with cooking spray. Cook and drain tortellini as directed on package.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in 12-inch nonstick skillet, heat 1 tablespoon of the oil over medium-high heat. Cook broccoli, onion and bell pepper in oil about 3 minutes, stirring frequently, until crisp-tender. Remove broccoli mixture from skillet.
  • 3 In same skillet, cook flour and remaining 2 tablespoons oil over low heat, stirring constantly, until smooth. Stir in milk, broth and cumin. Heat to boiling over medium heat, stirring constantly; remove from heat. Stir in chicken, Monterey Jack cheese, tortellini and broccoli mixture. Spoon into casserole.
  • 4 Bake uncovered 25 to 35 minutes, sprinkling with Colby cheese and tortilla chips for last several minutes of baking, until hot in center and cheese is melted.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    440
    (
    Calories from Fat
    230),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    25g
    25%
    (Saturated Fat
    9g,
    9%
    Trans Fat
    1/2g
    1/2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    140mg
    140%;
    Sodium
    390mg
    390%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    17g
    17%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
      Sugars
    5g
    5%
    ),
    Protein
    38g
    38%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    40%;
    Vitamin C
    60%;
    Calcium
    30%;
    Iron
    15%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 5 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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