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Chicken Fajita Pasta

Chicken Fajita Pasta
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 45 min
  • Ingredients 10
  • Servings 4

Don't miss this complete meal that is ready in just 45 minutes! My family loves pasta, and I prepare it on those days when I don't have much time but want to spoil them with a dish that includes proteins, carbs and veggies. The combination of chicken fajitas and pasta achieves that exact objective! You can prepare the chicken from scratch, use leftover chicken or buy it to save time. Any way you choose, this recipe will delight your whole family! MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

1
lb uncooked chicken breast, shredded
2
tablespoons Old El Paso™ taco seasoning mix
1
package (13.25 oz) pasta (your favorite kind)
2
tablespoons olive or canola oil
1
cup onion, chopped
2
garlic cloves, finely chopped
2
cups bell peppers of your choice, julienned
1/4
cup Progresso™ Chicken Broth
Juice of 1/2 lemon
Cilantro, to taste (optional)

Directions

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  • 1
    Cover the chicken with the taco seasoning. Set aside.
  • 2
    Cook the pasta following the package instructions.
  • 3
    Meanwhile, heat the oil in a large pot and fry the chicken. When it's cooked, remove from the pot and, in the same oil, cook the onion and garlic for 3 minutes. Fold in the peppers and cook for 3 minutes. Add the chicken broth and chicken, cover, lower the temperature and simmer for 10 minutes.
  • 4
    The pasta should be ready by now. Drain and return to the pot. When the veggies are soft and cooked through, pour them over the pasta. Add the lemon juice and chopped cilantro. Adjust the seasoning to taste and serve.

Expert Tips

  • To save time, chop the onion and bell pepper ahead of time and save in a container.

Nutrition Information

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More About This Recipe
  • Don't miss this complete meal that is ready in just 45 minutes! My family loves pasta, and I prepare it on those days when I don't have much time but want to spoil them with a dish that includes proteins, carbs and veggies. The combination of chicken fajitas and pasta achieves that exact objective! You can prepare the chicken from scratch, use leftover chicken or buy it to save time. Any way you choose, this recipe will delight your whole family!

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