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    Chicken Taco Pasta

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    Total Time:

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    20 mins

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    Charmie777's Note:

    This is a quick dinner that works great with leftover chicken or turkey!!

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    Ingredients:

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Cook pasta according to package directions.
    2. 2
      Meanwhlie, in a large skillet heat the chicken with the garlic in oive oil for 4-5 minutes or until heated through.
    3. 3
      Stir in the half-and-half, taco seasoning and butter.
    4. 4
      Cook until just heated. Season to taste with salt and pepper (none may be required cuz of the taco seasoning.) Add drained, cooked pasta and toss.
    5. 5
      Serve with grated parmesan cheese.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on February 03, 2012

      45

      Husband asked for this recipe again, after only 1 bite. So simple, I couldn't even believe it?!

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    • on November 02, 2009

      55

      This was really good! Filled with flavor and so easy to make! Thanks for sharing, this is going into our permanent rotation!

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    • on May 11, 2009

      55

      Outstanding!There is a restaurant here in Seattle called "Pasta Ya Gotcha" and they serve a dish called "Texas Tijuana Taco Penne". I have tried for years to replicate it and BINGO this is it. I only had about 10 ounces of penne and 2 cups of chicken, but made every thing else as called for (I did add about 1/4 cup more 1/2 & 1/2). It was quick, easy, and delicious. I topped it with some shredded cheddar, diced tomato, and cilantro, as they do at the restaurant. I am going to try it with ground turkey or chicken next time. I can't thank you enough Charmie777 for posting this recipe. I can now make it at home and it is something we all LOVE! In fact DH said it was better than the restaurants'! :D 5/11 I substituted the chicken this time. I browned 3/4 lb extra lean ground beef in step 2 and we loved it even more!! :) So glad I found this recipe because "Pasta Ya Gotcha" closed.

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    Nutritional Facts for Chicken Taco Pasta

    Serving Size: 1 (195 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 507.2
     
    Calories from Fat 148
    29%
    Total Fat 16.5 g
    25%
    Saturated Fat 7.1 g
    35%
    Cholesterol 77.6 mg
    25%
    Sodium 166.9 mg
    6%
    Total Carbohydrate 59.0 g
    19%
    Dietary Fiber 2.5 g
    10%
    Sugars 2.2 g
    8%
    Protein 28.6 g
    57%

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