spicy southwest chicken pasta salad

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 16
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 165.5
  • Total Fat: 3.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 13.8 mg
  • Sodium: 178.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 24.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.6 g
  • Protein: 8.6 g

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Introduction

big recipe for sharing with others. Good pot luck dish big recipe for sharing with others. Good pot luck dish
Number of Servings: 16

Ingredients

    6 serving Great Value Elbow Macaroni Noodles (1/2 c dry)
    0.75 cup Squash, yellow fresh 3/4 cup is 3 oz (by PCARWELL)
    1 cup, chopped Onions, raw
    0.5 cup La Costena Pickled Jalapeno Nacho Slices (by MRSMOOGIE)
    .5 cup Salsa
    .33 cup Sour Cream
    1 serving Kraft Macaroni and Cheese, powder only (by CCLARSON35)
    2 tbsp Kraft Ranch Salad Dressing
    1 oz Lawry's Chicken Fajita Spices (1oz package) (by SAMBUCKY)
    2 tbsp Basil
    10 oz Tyson boneless, skinless chicken breast
    1.5 cup Tomatoes - sm cherry tomatoes
    1 cup Beans, pinto (pre cooked)
    1 medium (approx 2-3/4" long, 2- Sweet peppers (bell)

Tips

I use hot salsa and hot jalapenos. substitute mild if you like.

Shredded cheddar cheese could be substituted for the cheese powder. ( I just had some so I used it)


Directions

Boil water, (cook chicken in water if not pre-cooked)
Remove chicken from water Add noodles
cook noodles. (any pasta will do)
Cut chicken and set aside.
Shred squash. (I used two small squash). Place in large bowl
finely chop peppers and onion. Add to squash
Drain Pasta and add hot pasta to ingredients in bowl
Add All other ingredients and toss
Serve hot or put in refrigerator to cool. (tastes great either way)

Serving Size: makes aprox. 16 1-cup servings

Number of Servings: 16

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user GRANNYWINGY1.

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