Fiesta Chicken Pasta

Recipe by jetsetflighty
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READY IN: 55mins
SERVES: 8-10
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1
    (12 ounce) package dried jumbo shell macaroni
  • 2
    large green bell peppers, chopped
  • 1
    (15 1/4 ounce) can fiesta corn
  • 1
    jalapeno pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 2
    tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2
    cups chopped cooked chicken
  • 1
    (15 ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 3
    tablespoons taco seasoning mix
  • 2
    (10 ounce) cans enchilada sauce
  • 1
    (8 ounce) package four-cheese Mexican blend cheese
  • 1
    cup green onion, diced
  • 2
    cups nacho cheese flavored chips, crushed
  • guacamole, sour cream, cilantro (optional)
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DIRECTIONS

  • preheat oven to 350.
  • cook pasta for about 8-10 minutes rinse and drain. set aside.
  • in skillet, cook peppers and jalapeno in hot oil over med. heat for 5 minutes.
  • stir in chicken, black beans, corn, seasoning mix, and 1/2 cup enchilada sauce. cook for 5 mins, stirring twice.
  • stir in 1/2 cup of cheese and 1/2 cup of green onions until blended.
  • spread 1 cup of enchilada sauce in a 3 quart rectangular baking dish. divide filling among shells and put on top of sauce.
  • drizzle with remaining 1/2 cup enchilada sauce.
  • bake, covered, for 30 minutes.
  • uncover, sprinkle with remaining cheese, and bake for 5-8 mins longer.
  • top entire dish with chips and remaining 1/2 cup green onions.
  • serve with guacamole, sour cream and/ or cilantro.
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