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Cheesy Chicken & Salsa Skillet Healthy Living

Summary

Make with KRAFT Mexican Style 2% Milk Finely Shredded Four Cheese

What You Need

  • 2 cups multi-grain penne pasta, uncooked
  • 1 lb. boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite-size pieces
  • 1-1/4 cups TACO BELL® Thick & Chunky Salsa
  • 1 cup frozen corn, thawed
  • 1 large green pepper, cut into strips
  • 1 cup KRAFT Mexican Style 2% Milk Finely Shredded Four Cheese

Instructions

  1. COOK pasta as directed on package, omitting salt.
  2. MEANWHILE, cook and stir chicken in large nonstick skillet sprayed with cooking spray on medium heat 2 min. Stir in salsa, corn and peppers. Bring to boil. Simmer on medium-low heat 10 min. or until chicken is done, stirring occasionally.
  3. DRAIN pasta. Add to chicken mixture; mix lightly. Top with cheese. Remove from heat; cover. Let stand 1 min. or until cheese is melted.
Variation

Special Extra: Garnish each serving with 1 Tbsp. chopped fresh cilantro or chopped green onions.

Cooking time (duration)

Prep Time: 30 min.

Number of servings (yield)

4 servings, 2 cups each

Category

Dinnertime

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Nutritional Information

Per Serving: 460 calories, 10g total fat, 4g saturated fat, 85mg cholesterol, 830mg sodium, 52g carbohydrate, 6g dietary fiber, 6g sugars, 43g protein, 15%DV vitamin A, 35%DV vitamin C, 45%DV calcium, 20%DV iron.

Nutrition Bonus:
This flavorful low-calorie, low-fat Mexican-style skillet is a good source of calcium from the cheese.
Nutrition Information Per Serving: 460 calories, 10g total fat, 4g saturated fat, 85mg cholesterol, 830mg sodium, 52g carbohydrate, 6g dietary fiber, 6g sugars, 43g protein, 15%DV vitamin A, 35%DV vitamin C, 45%DV calcium, 20%DV iron.

Exchange: 3 Starch, 4 Meat (L), 1 Fat

Dietary Exchanges (or Exchange Calculations) based on Choose Your Foods: Exchange Lists for Diabetes © 2008 by the American Diabetes Association and the American Dietetic Association.

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