Tex-Mex Chicken Pasta Skillet Dinner

Tex-Mex Chicken Pasta Skillet Dinner
  • Prep Time: 15
  • Total Time: 30
  • Servings: 4

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About this Recipe

Super easy and delicious Tex-Mex flavours with pasta all in one skillet.


1/2 lb (225 g) Wagon wheel pasta
2 tbsp (30 mL) Olive oil
1 lb (454 g) Maple Leaf Prime Naturally® Extra Lean Ground Chicken
1 Small onion, chopped
1/2 cup (125 mL) Chopped red or orange pepper
2 Cloves garlic, minced
1 1/2 tbsp (22 mL) Chili powder
1 tbsp (15 mL) Tex-Mex seasoning
1 (795 mL) Can diced tomatoes
1/2 cup (125 mL) Corn niblets, fresh or frozen
1/2 cup (125 mL) White beans or chickpeas
1 cup (250 mL) Reduced sodium chicken broth
Chopped fresh cilantro (optional)


COOK pasta according to the package directions. Drain well and set aside.

HEAT oil in a large skillet over medium-high. Add chicken and cook, breaking apart with the back of a wooden spoon until nicely browned. Add onion, peppers, garlic and seasonings. Cook for 2-3 minutes more. Stir in tomatoes, corn and beans or chickpeas. Add chicken broth, bring to a boil then reduce heat and simmer for 10-15 minutes. Stir in pasta and cilantro and serve.


Serve sprinkled with grated Cheddar cheese.

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