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Mexican Chicken Penne

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 25 min.

Makes

6 servings

This hearty pasta meal from Marti Gutwein of Rensselaer, Indiana is packed with flavor, chicken, veggies and cheese. It's also creamy, colorful and quick!

Ingredients

  • 1 package (16 ounces) penne pasta
  • 2 cups cubed cooked chicken
  • 1-1/4 cups salsa con queso dip
  • 1/2 cup 2% milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 can (15 ounces) black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 large tomato, chopped
  • 3 green onions, sliced
  • 1/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese

Directions

  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. Top with black beans, tomato, onions and cheese; heat through.

Nutrition Facts

1-1/3 cups: 519 calories, 11g fat (4g saturated fat), 57mg cholesterol, 782mg sodium, 76g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 8g fiber), 31g protein.

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