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Cheesy Tex Mex Chicken Penne

00:30:00 4 servings, 2-1/4 cups (550 mL) each
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4 servings, 2-1/4 cups (550 mL) each

Salsa is the key to making a quick sauce with lots of flavour. Try it in this cheesy pasta and chicken breast skillet recipe.

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  • Cook pasta as directed on package, omitting salt.
  • Meanwhile, cook chicken in large nonstick skillet on medium-high heat 2 min. Add salsa, peppers and corn; 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 with 1 Tbsp. chopped fresh parsley or cilantro or 1 chopped green onion before serving.


Prepare using your favourite bite-size pasta shape, such as rotini, farfalle (bow-tie pasta) or fusilli.


  • 4 servings, 2-1/4 cups (550 mL) each

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 4 servings, 2-1/4 cups (550 mL) each
Calories 560
% Daily Value
Total fat 17g
Saturated fat 9g
Cholesterol 110mg
Sodium 710mg
Carbohydrate 59g
Dietary fibre 2g
Sugars 7g
Protein 44g
Vitamin A 15 %DV
Vitamin C 60 %DV
Calcium 30 %DV
Iron 15 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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