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Chicken Taco Fettuccine Recipe

Chicken Taco Fettuccine Recipe

Carey Judy of Paris, Tennessee notes regretfully there are never any leftovers when she serves this creamy noodle entree, which she adapted from a cookbook. “Even the pickiest eaters love it,” she says.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 8 ounces uncooked fettuccine
  • 2 cups cubed cooked chicken
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 3 to 4-1/2 teaspoons taco seasoning
  • 2 tablespoons shredded Parmesan cheese


  • 1. Cook fettuccine according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, cook the chicken in oil for 4-5 minutes over medium heat or until heated through Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer.
  • 2. Whisk in cream and taco seasoning until blended. Cook and stir until heated through (do not boil). Stir in cheese. Drain fettuccine; toss with chicken mixture. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 349 calories, 19 g fat (9 g saturated fat), 105 mg cholesterol, 321 mg sodium, 19 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 25 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.