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Mexican Chicken Penne for Kids

 Mexican Chicken Penne for Kids
This hearty pasta dinner is packed with flavor, chicken, veggies and cheese. It's also creamy, colorful, quick and available in a version kids will wolf down!—Marti Gutwein, Rensselaer, IndianaMore Kids Recipes »
6 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 25 min.


  • 1 package (16 ounces) uncooked penne pasta
  • 2 cups cubed cooked chicken
  • 1-1/4 cups salsa con queso dip
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt


  • Cook pasta according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large
  • bowl, combine the chicken, dip, milk and salt.
  • Drain pasta; return to pan. Stir in chicken mixture and toss to coat.
  • Heat through. Yield: 6 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 cup equals 438 calories, 10 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 52 mg cholesterol, 617 mg sodium, 64 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 26 g protein.
Wine: Full-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.