Tumbleweed Tortilla Chicken Pasta

Tumbleweed Tortilla Chicken Pasta

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"Penne pasta in Alfredo sauce tossed with chicken, black olives, and green onions is topped with shredded Southwestern-seasoned cheese and served with tricolor tortilla chips."
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23 m servings 1240 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 1240 kcal
  • 62%
  • Fat:
  • 71.3 g
  • 110%
  • Carbs:
  • 100.3g
  • 32%
  • Protein:
  • 50.2 g
  • 100%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 148 mg
  • 49%
  • Sodium:
  • 1909 mg
  • 76%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.


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  1. COOK penne according to package directions; drain.
  2. COMBINE sauce, broth and 11/2 cups seasoned cheese in skillet; stir over medium-low heat until cheese melts.
  3. ADD cooked pasta, chicken, olives and onions; simmer until fully heated.
  4. GARNISH with remaining seasoned cheese, and tortilla chips if desired.


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My kids loved it!! We even spiced it up alittle with some cilantro and garlic.

Fast and easy! We love this recipe. I couldn't find the cheese recommended, so I picked up a sheredded cheddarjack with jalepenos instead and it was great. We will definately make it again.

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