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Chicken Enchilada Stuffed Pasta Shells

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Chicken Enchilada Stuffed Pasta Shells
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 45 min
  • Ingredients 8
  • Servings 4
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Stuff jumbo pasta shells with delicious enchilada flavors for a fun twist on a weeknight favorite.
By Janelle Shank
Updated Jun 1, 2017

Ingredients

  • 1 box (12 oz) jumbo pasta shells
  • 1 can (10 oz) Old El Paso™ red enchilada sauce
  • 1 1/2 lb boneless skinless chicken, cut into bite-size pieces
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 can (10 oz) diced tomatoes with green chiles, undrained
  • 1 can (15 oz) Progresso™ black beans, drained
  • 1/2 to 1 cup shredded Mexican cheese blend
  • Chopped fresh cilantro

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Cook 1 box (12 oz) jumbo pasta shells as directed on box.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, place thin layer of sauce from 1 can (10 oz) Old El Paso™ red enchilada sauce in bottom of 9x9-inch square (2-quart) glass baking dish. Set aside.
  • 3
    In sauté pan or 10-inch skillet, cook 1 1/2 lb boneless skinless chicken, cut into bite-size pieces, over medium-high heat until no longer pink in center. Season with salt and pepper. Add 1 can (10 oz) diced tomatoes with green chiles, undrained, and remaining red enchilada sauce to chicken. Simmer over medium-high heat while pasta continues to cook. During last 5 minutes of pasta cooking time, add 1 can (15 oz) can Progresso™ black beans to chicken mixture; stir gently to mix and continue to simmer.
  • 4
    Drain pasta. Carefully spoon chicken mixture into each pasta shell; place side by side in baking dish. Sprinkle 1/2 to 1 cup shredded Mexican cheese blend over top.
  • 5
    Bake 15 minutes or until cheese is melted. Garnish with chopped fresh cilantro before serving.

Tips from the Pillsbury Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Add sour cream and salsa as garnish, if desired.
  • tip 2
    To save time, use deli rotisserie chicken.
  • tip 3
    Leftovers can be refrigerated for up to 3 days.

Nutrition Information

630 Calories, 9g Total Fat, 39g Protein, 98g Total Carbohydrate, 5g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
630
Calories from Fat
80
Total Fat
9g
14%
Saturated Fat
4g
19%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
55mg
19%
Sodium
780mg
32%
Potassium
660mg
19%
Total Carbohydrate
98g
33%
Dietary Fiber
13g
53%
Sugars
5g
Protein
39g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
8%
8%
Calcium
20%
20%
Iron
30%
30%
Exchanges:
3 Starch; 0 Fruit; 3 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; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
6 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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