Cheesy Southwest Chicken Skillet

Cheesy Southwest Chicken Skillet  Recipe
Make this 30 minutes skillet dinner featuring pasta, chicken, Progresso™ Recipe Starters™ cheese sauce and Old El Paso® chiles – perfect for Southwestern meals.


4 servings

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Progresso™ Recipe Starters™

Recipe Time

Prep: 0 Minutes
Cook: 30 Minutes


2 cups uncooked rotini pasta (6 oz)
2 cups cubed rotisserie chicken
1 can (18 oz) Progresso™ Recipe Starters™ creamy three cheese cooking sauce
1 can (4.5 oz) Old El Paso® diced green chiles, undrained
1 cup shredded taco-flavored cheese (4 oz)
Garnishes, If Desired
Diced red bell pepper
Sliced ripe olives
Coarsely broken tortilla chips


1.  In 12-inch skillet, heat 3 cups water to boiling; add pasta. Cook 8 to 9 minutes or until pasta is tender; drain and return to skillet.

2.  Add chicken, cooking sauce and chiles; heat to boiling, stirring occasionally. Sprinkle with cheese. Cover; let stand 3 to 5 minutes or until cheese is melted. Sprinkle with bell pepper, olives and tortilla chips.