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Mexican Chicken Pasta Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Amber Savage

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
8 oz Penne pasta

1 Tbs veg oil

1 lb chicken breast - cut into strips

1 medium yellow onion - chopped

1 15oz can black beans

1/2 4oz can diced jalapeno drained

1 14.5 oz can diced tomatoes undrained

2 C frozen whole kernel corn

1 C medium thick and chunky salsa

1 1.25 oz pkg taco mix

1 1/2 C shredded colby jack cheese - divided

1/2 C sour cream

1/4 C + 2 Tbs fresh cilantro chopped - divided

Directions:
Directions:
cook pasta

In a large skillet, heat oil over medium high heat. Add chicken and onions, saute until chicken is cooked through (aobut 5-7 Min)

Mix in black beans, tomatoes, jalapenos, corn, salsa and taco seasoning. Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer 5 min.

Stir in 1 C cheese, sour cream, 1/4 C cilantro and cooked pasta. Transfer to a serving platter and garnish with remaining cheese and cilantro. Serve immediately.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4-6

 

 

 

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