Low Calorie Recipe
Taco Pasta includes elbow macaroni with chicken breast, onions, bell peppers, taco seasoning and sauce, cheeses, lettuce and tortilla chips.
1/2 pound elbow macaroni
1 pound ground skinless chicken breast, cooked
1/2 cup onions, chopped
1/2 cup bell peppers, chopped
1 package taco seasoning mix
3/4 cup water
1 cup fat free Cheddar cheese, grated
1 cup fat free mozzarella cheese, grated
8 ounces taco sauce
1/2 head iceberg lettuce, shredded
1 cup baked tortilla chips, crushed
In a pot of boiling water, cook pasta desired doneness. Drain, cool, and place in a mixing bowl.
In a skillet, over medium heat, cook chicken, onions, and bell peppers until no pink remains in chicken. Add the taco seasoning mix and water. Stir and bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, for ten minutes. Add meat mixture and cheeses to the pasta; toss gently. Add taco sauce and mix gently.
Yield: 8 servings
Calories: 358; Fat: 3g; Protein: 26g; Carbohydrate: 52g; Cholesterol: 35mg; Sodium: 905
Calories from Fat: 9-percent