Cheesy Chicken and Salsa – Make It For Dinner Tonight

Cheesy Chicken and Salsa – Make It For Dinner Tonight

 Cheesy Chicken and Salsa

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In the mood for Mexican? It is easy to prepare this Mexican-inspired pasta skillet. With chicken and veggies, salsa, pasta and cheese, what’s not to love?
Prep Time
30min.
Total Time
30min.
Servings

4 servings, 2 cups (500 mL) each


Ingredients

2 cups multi-grain penne pasta, uncooked

1 lb. (450 g) boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite-size pieces

1-1/4 cups salsa

1 cup frozen corn, thawed
 1 large green pepper, cut into thin strips
1 cup Shredded Light Tex Mex Cheese
  • Instructions

    • Cook pasta as directed on package, omitting salt.
    • Meanwhile, cook chicken in large nonstick skillet on medium-high heat 2 min. Add salsa, corn and peppers; stir. Bring to boil; simmer on medium-low heat 10 min. or until chicken is done, stirring occasionally.
    • Drain pasta. Add to chicken mixture; mix lightly. Sprinkle with cheese. Remove from heat; cover. Let stand 1 min. or until cheese is melted.
    • Special Extra

      Garnish each serving with 1 Tbsp. chopped fresh cilantro or 1 chopped green onion.


       

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