Southwest Chicken and Fettuccine

Add something tasty to your family's Southwestern dinner! Enjoy this chicken and pasta recipe that is ready in 20 minutes.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 20 min
  • ingredients 5
  • servings 4

Ingredients

1
package (9 oz.) refrigerated fettuccine
1
can (14.5 oz.) diced tomatoes with green chiles or jalapeño chiles, undrained
1
package (9 oz.) frozen southwestern-flavored cooked chicken breast strips, thawed
1
cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese (4 oz.)
1
medium avocado, pitted, peeled and chopped, if desired
  • 1 Cook fettuccine in 3-quart saucepan as directed on package. Drain in colander; cover to keep warm.
  • 2 In same saucepan, combine tomatoes and chicken; mix well. Cook over medium heat until thoroughly heated, stirring occasionally. Stir in cooked fettuccine. Sprinkle individual servings with cheese and avocado.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    405
    (
    Calories from Fat
    170),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    19g
    19%
    (Saturated Fat
    8g,
    8%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    100mg
    100%;
    Sodium
    830mg
    830%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    27g
    27%
    (Dietary Fiber
    3g
    3%
      Sugars
    6g
    6%
    ),
    Protein
    31g
    31%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    12%;
    Vitamin C
    12%;
    Calcium
    24%;
    Iron
    14%;
    Exchanges:
    1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 3 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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