Friday, April 13, 2012

Chicken Enchilada Pasta


I don't usually blog this quickly after eating a meal but this pasta was too fantastic to not share immediately. It was incredibly easy and A-MAZ-ING!!!! I loved the combination of pasta and enchiladas... two of my favorite foods. My husband requested that this go on our regular menu from now on and it should be on yours, too! Make this ASAP! :)

Chicken Enchilada Pasta
Recipe adapted from HERE

2 TBSP olive oil
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 medium onion, diced
1 red bell pepper, diced
1 4 oz. can diced green chiles
1/2 tsp. salt
2 tsp. chili powder
1 tsp. cumin
2 10 oz cans red enchilada sauce
2/3 cup chicken broth
1 rotisserie chicken, shredded
2 cups colby jack cheese, shredded
8 oz cream cheese, cut into cubes
16 oz penne, cooked and drained

Garnish:
Tomatoes, chopped
Olives, sliced
Cilantro
Sour Cream
Avocado, chopped

Heat olive oil in large skillet. Add onion and bell pepper; saute for 5 minutes. Add garlic and saute for another 3 minutes.

Add chilies, salt, chili powder, enchilada sauce, chicken broth, and chicken. Simmer for 10 minutes.

Stir in cheese and stir until melted. Add cream cheese and melt.

Pour sauce over noodles. Garnish as desired.

3 comments:

Unknown said...

It looks and sounds yummy! Thanks for sharing!

Leslie said...

Ohhh my! YUM.. I make one similar to this and I crave it ALL THE TIME

Jess said...

I was just thinking what to make for dinner..I think this has to be the recipe for tonight :) thanks for sharing!

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