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Chicken Taco Pasta Recipe

Chicken Taco Pasta


  • Author: Kim Seghers
  • Prep Time: 10 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 Minutes
  • Total Time: 25 Minutes
  • Yield: Serves 6 1x

Description

This simple and delicious, Southwestern-style chicken taco pasta is a quick and hearty meal that the whole family will love. 


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Ingredients

  • 1lb chicken tenders; boneless skinless
  • 16 oz. box bow tie pasta
  • 2  packages taco seasoning
  • 115 oz. can mixed chili beans
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 red onion; diced
  • 2 tomatoes; diced
  • 1 large avocado; diced
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded cheese

Instructions

  1. In a cast iron skillet add olive oil, and set to medium heat. Cook the chicken tenders until done in center. Next, dice the chicken, and add to a large mixing bowl.
  2. Cook pasta as directed on the box and drain. Place pasta into the bowl with the chicken.
  3. Pour in beans (do not drain beans). Add in diced onion and tomatoes. Shake the taco seasoning over the top and toss the entire mixture well.
  4. Pour in the beans (do not drain beans). Add in diced onion and tomatoes. Shake the taco seasoning over the top and toss the entire mixture well.
  5. Add in avocado and cheese. Toss lightly. 
  6. Enjoy!

Notes

You can substitute the bow tie pasta for a gluten-free pasta. Make sure to cook the pasta according to the package.

To make this recipe gluten-free use a GF free taco seasoning and pasta. 

  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Stove Top
  • Cuisine: Southwestern

Keywords: dinner, family meal, taco, chicken, pasta, easy recipe, avocados, beans, cheese, comfort food

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