Spicy Chicken and Bow Tie Pasta Salad

Lasso bold southwestern flavor for this pasta dish with preseasoned frozen chicken strips, canned green chiles, and taco-flavored cheese.

  • prep time 25 min
  • total time
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 5

Ingredients

8
oz. (3 1/2 cups) uncooked bow tie pasta (farfalle)
1
cup mayonnaise
1
(4.5-oz.) can Old El Paso™ Chopped Green Chiles
1
(9-oz.) pkg. frozen southwestern-flavored cooked chicken breast strips, thawed, cut into bite-sized pieces
2
medium tomatoes, chopped (1 cup)
1
medium red bell pepper, chopped (1 cup)
2
oz. (1/2 cup) shredded taco-flavored cheese blend
3
medium green onions, sliced (about 1/4 cup)
  • 1 Cook pasta as directed on package. Drain. Rinse with cold water to cool; drain well.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in large serving bowl, combine mayonnaise and green chiles; mix well. Add chicken, tomatoes, bell pepper and cheese.
  • 3 Add cooked pasta to chicken mixture; toss gently to coat. Serve immediately, or cover and refrigerate until serving time. Sprinkle with green onions.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 1/3 Cups
    Calories
    655
    (
    Calories from Fat
    380),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    42g
    42%
    (Saturated Fat
    8g,
    8%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    80mg
    80%;
    Sodium
    830mg
    830%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    43g
    43%
    (Dietary Fiber
    3g
    3%
      Sugars
    7g
    7%
    ),
    Protein
    26g
    26%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    44%;
    Vitamin C
    54%;
    Calcium
    12%;
    Iron
    18%;
    Exchanges:
    3 Starch; 2 1/2 Lean Meat; 6 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    3
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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