Southwestern Cheddar Chicken Pasta

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

  • prep time 35 min
  • total time 35 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 6

Ingredients

1 1/2
cups hot water
1 1/4
cups milk
1
box Ultimate Chicken Helper® Cheddar broccoli
1
cup Green Giant™ Steamers™ Niblets® 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
  • 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.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    350
    (
    Calories from Fat
    80),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    9g
    9%
    (Saturated Fat
    3g,
    3%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    45mg
    45%;
    Sodium
    750mg
    750%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    44g
    44%
    (Dietary Fiber
    7g
    7%
      Sugars
    4g
    4%
    ),
    Protein
    24g
    24%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    10%;
    Vitamin C
    6%;
    Calcium
    15%;
    Iron
    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 Choices:
    3
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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