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Chicken Enchilada Pasta

Chicken Enchilada Pasta

  • Yield: 8 servings
  • Prep time: 40 Minutes
  • Cook time: 10 Minutes


  • 12 ounce(s) jumbo macaroni
  • 1 1/2 cup(s) red onions chopped
  • 1 whole(s) jalapeno peppers seeded and chopped
  • 2 tablespoon(s) vegetable oil
  • 2 cup(s) cooked chicken
  • 16 ounce(s) refried beans
  • 1/2 package(s) taco seasoning mix
  • 20 ounce(s) enchilada sauce (2 cans)
  • 8 ounce(s) mexican style cheese
  • 1 cup(s) green onions sliced
  • 2 cup(s) nacho cheese doritos crushed


1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Cook pasta according to package directions; drain. Rinse; drain and set aside.

2. In skillet cook sweet peppers, onion, jalapeno, and 1/4 tsp. salt in hot oil over medium heat for 5 minutes or until tender. Stir in chicken, beans, taco seasoning mix, and 1/2 cup enchilada sauce. Cook and stir 5 minutes. Stir in 1/2 cup each of the cheese and green onions.

3. Divide filling among shells. Spread 1 cup of the remaining enchilada sauce in 3-quart rectangular baking dish. Arrange shells atop sauce. Drizzle with remaining enchilada sauce.

4. Bake, covered, for 30 minutes. Uncover; sprinkle with remaining cheese. Bake 5 minutes more or until cheese is melted. Sprinkle with chips and remaining green onions. Serve with avocado dip and/or sour cream.

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