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Chicken Enchilada Pasta is a hearty, easy and delicious weeknight meal, made with just a few ingredients and ready in 30 minutes.

Chicken Enchilada Pasta - 30 Minutes

Chicken Enchilada Pasta is a hearty, easy and delicious weeknight meal, made with just a few ingredients and ready in 30 minutes.

Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword Chicken Enchilada Pasta
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 328 kcal
Author Catalina Castravet

Ingredients

  • 2-3 cups Barilla Penne or Farfalle pasta
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 boneless chicken breasts skinless, cut into 1 inch cubes
  • Kosher salt and ground black pepper to taste
  • 5 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 can diced tomatoes with green chiles 10oz
  • 1 can red enchilada sauce 20oz
  • 1 can tomato sauce 8oz
  • 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup shredded American cheese

Toppings:

  • 1/4 cup Cheddar cheese shredded
  • 1/4 cup American cheese shredded
  • 1 avocado halved, seeded, peeled and diced
  • 1/4 cup corn chips
  • 2 tablespoons parsley chopped

Instructions

  1. Add water to a medium pot and bring to boil. Cook pasta al dente, following package instructions.
  2. Add olive oil to a large skillet or dutch oven and heat over medium - high heat.
  3. Season chicken breasts with salt and pepper and add to skillet.
  4. Cook for about 5-7 minutes, stirring with a spatula.
  5. Stir in minced garlic, diced tomatoes with green chilies, enchilada sauce and tomato sauce. Stir until Add in cooked and drained pasta, stir to combine.
  6. Add in cheddar and American cheese and stir until melted and combined.
  7. Take skillet from heat, top with extra cheese, fresh chopped parsley, avocado and crushed corn chips.
  8. Serve immediately and enjoy!

Recipe Video

Nutrition Facts
Chicken Enchilada Pasta - 30 Minutes
Amount Per Serving (0 g)
Calories 328 Calories from Fat 189
% Daily Value*
Fat 21g32%
Saturated Fat 8g50%
Cholesterol 40mg13%
Sodium 945mg41%
Potassium 581mg17%
Carbohydrates 22g7%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 12g24%
Vitamin A 935IU19%
Vitamin C 14.6mg18%
Calcium 395mg40%
Iron 2.1mg12%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.