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Mexican Chicken Penne for Kids

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 25 min.


6 servings

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, Indiana

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  • 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


  1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large bowl, combine the chicken, dip, milk and salt.
  2. Drain pasta; return to pan. Stir in chicken mixture and toss to coat. Heat through.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup: 438 calories, 10g fat (3g saturated fat), 52mg cholesterol, 617mg sodium, 64g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 4g fiber), 26g protein.

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