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Two-Cheese Chicken with Couscous

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  • 25 min prep time
  • 25 min total time
  • 11 ingredients
  • 6 servings
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Add something hearty to your family’s dinner tonight! Serve this chicken dish with couscous using the mixture of two-cheese.

Chicken Mixture

1
tablespoon vegetable or olive oil
1 1/4
lb. boneless skinless chicken breast halves, cut into 1/2- to 3/4-inch pieces
1/2
teaspoon garlic-pepper blend
1
jar (26 to 28 oz.) chunky pasta sauce
1
jar (4.5 oz.) sliced mushrooms, drained
3/4
cup shredded mozzarella cheese (3 oz.)

Couscous

2
cups water
1
cup uncooked couscous
1/2
teaspoon garlic-pepper blend
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/4
cup grated Parmesan cheese

Steps

  • 1 In 10-inch skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat until hot. Add chicken; sprinkle with 1/2 teaspoon garlic-pepper blend. Cook 2 to 4 minutes or until browned, stirring frequently.
  • 2 Add pasta sauce and mushrooms. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium; cook 5 to 7 minutes or until sauce is of desired consistency and chicken is no longer pink in center, stirring occasionally.
  • 3 Meanwhile, bring water to a boil. Remove from heat. Stir in couscous, 1/2 teaspoon garlic-pepper blend and salt; mix well. Cover; let stand 5 minutes.
  • 4 Stir mozzarella cheese into chicken mixture. Fluff couscous with fork; stir in Parmesan cheese. Serve chicken mixture over couscous. If desired, sprinkle with additional Parmesan cheese.
  • 1 In 10-inch skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat until hot. Add chicken; sprinkle with 1/2 teaspoon garlic-pepper blend. Cook 2 to 4 minutes or until browned, stirring frequently.
  • 2 Add pasta sauce and mushrooms. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium; cook 5 to 7 minutes or until sauce is of desired consistency and chicken is no longer pink in center, stirring occasionally.
  • 3 Meanwhile, bring water to a boil. Remove from heat. Stir in couscous, 1/2 teaspoon garlic-pepper blend and salt; mix well. Cover; let stand 5 minutes.
  • 4 Stir mozzarella cheese into chicken mixture. Fluff couscous with fork; stir in Parmesan cheese. Serve chicken mixture over couscous. If desired, sprinkle with additional Parmesan cheese.

Expert Tips

Chicken tenders will shorten preparation time for this recipe. Cut them into 1/2- to 3/4-inch pieces. Look for the tenders near other cut and packaged chicken in the meat department.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
410
% Daily Value
Total Fat
12g
18%
Saturated Fat
3g
15%
Cholesterol
65mg
22%
Sodium
970mg
40%
Total Carbohydrate
44g
15%
Dietary Fiber
5g
20%
Protein
32g
32%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
25%
25%
Vitamin C
4%
4%
Calcium
25%
25%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
2 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 3 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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