Make-Ahead Cheesy Southwest Chicken and Pasta Casserole
Make-Ahead Cheesy Southwest Chicken and Pasta Casserole
  • prep: 45 min
  • cook: 0 hr
  • total: 45 min
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  • Summary

    Plan ahead and put this party-ready casserole in the freezer for your next big get-together! Once it’s thawed, top with tortilla chips, and bake for a cheesy-crunchy crowd pleaser that packs tons of flavor and just the right amount of heat.

    Ingredients

    • 3 tablespoons butter
    • 1 medium onion, chopped (1 cup)
    • 1 medium red bell pepper, chopped (1 cup)
    • 1 medium poblano chile, chopped (3/4 cup)
    • 1 medium jalapeño chile, seeded and finely chopped
    • 3 tablespoons Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
    • 1 package (0.85 oz) Old El Paso™ chicken taco seasoning mix
    • 2 cups Progresso™ chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
    • 4 oz (half of 8-oz package) cream cheese, softened
    • 1 cup shredded sharp Cheddar cheese (4 oz)
    • 4 1/2 cups uncooked bow-tie (farfalle) pasta (12 oz)
    • 2 cups shredded deli rotisserie chicken
    • 1 cup Cascadian Farm™ organic frozen corn (from 10-oz bag)
    • 1 can (15 oz) Progresso™ black beans, drained, rinsed
    • 1 can (10 oz) Old El Paso™ mild red enchilada sauce
    • 1 1/2 cups crushed tortilla chips (about 6 oz)
    • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro leaves
    • 1/4 cup chopped red onion

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 1
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 1579 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 87 g 133.23%
    • Saturated Fat: 54 g 268.2%
    • Trans Fat: 2 g %
    • Cholesterol: 241 mg 80.42%
    • Sodium: 6366 mg 265.24%
    • Calcium: 1083 mg 108.32%
    • Potassium: 554 mg 15.83%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 7 mg 39.33%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 140 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 22 g 88.36%
    • Sugar: 19 g
    • Protein: 57 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 2 g
    • Vitamin A 75.29%
    • Vitamin C 75.37%
    • Vitamin D 0.57%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat15
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch8
    • Exchange - Vegetables2
    • Exchange - Lean Meat5
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total2 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy3 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total7 oz-eq

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