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Southwestern Chicken Pasta

Spice Islands®

Southwestern Chicken Pasta


  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes

6 servings


1 package spaghetti sauce mix, traditional

1-3/4 cups water

1 can (6 ounces) tomato paste

1 tablespoon oil

1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breast, cut in 1/2-inch strips

1 teaspoon Spice Islands® Ground Cumin

1 can (15 ounces) black beans, drained and rinsed

1-1/2 cups frozen corn

2 cans (4 ounces each) green chilies

12 ounces small pasta OR spaghetti, cooked according to package directions

Optional 1/8 teaspoon pepper, red ground

2 tablespoons fresh chopped cilantro (optional)


Prepare spaghetti sauce mix with water and tomato paste according to package directions. Keep warm.

Heat oil in skillet. Add chicken and stir-fry over medium high heat until meat is cooked through. Add the cooked chicken, cumin, black beans, corn, and chilies to the spaghetti sauce; mix. Heat through.

Serve over hot pasta and sprinkle with ground red pepper and cilantro, if desired.

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