Monday, June 24, 2013

Grilled Queso Chicken Pasta



Nothing says summer like using the grill and this is one of my favorite grilled chicken pasta dishes. It's full of flavor and the Rotel gives it a nice spicy kick!

Grilled Queso Chicken Pasta
Serves 6
WW PP=7
Cal 278, Carbs 33.1g, Fat 4.3g, Fiber 5g, Protein 24.5g

Ingredients
16 oz. boneless skinless chicken breasts
1 1/4 cup reduced fat shredded american cheese blend (I like Kraft)
8 oz. pasta of your choice cooked to al dente (I used Ronzoni Spirals)
1 can Rotel
1/4 cup milk
1 tsp. Chili Powder
1 tsp. Cumin
1 tsp. salt

Season chicken breasts with chili powder, cumin, and salt. Grill over medium high heat 5-6 minutes per side or until juices run clear. Slice and set aside.

In a large sauce pan over medium heat add 1/4 cup milk, cheese, and Rotel. Stir until melted. Pour melted cheese mixture over hot cooked pasta and top with sliced chicken. Garnish with cilantro, if desired. Enjoy!










6 comments:

  1. I love grilled chicken pastas as well, this sounds delicious. Thanks for sharing :)

    Happy Blogging!
    Happy Valley Chow

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  2. Mmmm this is such a great idea & would go down well with my family! Thank you so much for linking up with me this week at Tasty Tuesdays! I’ve pinned this & shared it with my followers! Please be sure to stop back by the party and check out some of the other links!

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  3. YUM! My husband would really enjoy this recipe.
    Thanks for sharing your recipe at Tuesdays with a Twist. Looking forward to seeing what you share this week!

    http://back2basichealth.blogspot.com/2013/07/tuesdays-with-twist-13.html

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  4. Oh my goodness! This looks SO delicious! Thanks for linking up with "Try a New Recipe Tuesday!" I can't wait to see what you'll share this week. http://our4kiddos.blogspot.com/2013/07/try-new-recipe-tuesday-july-2.html Many blessings, Lisa

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  5. Its delicious. My family loved it. Thanks for sharing this delicious chicken pasta recipe. If anyone want to taste different then add few drops of lemon. It's not compulsory to add lemon in this recipe.

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  6. Glad you and your family enjoyed it!

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