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Cheesy Pasta Casserole

Cheesy Pasta CasseroleThis hearty casserole combines chicken, tomatoes, chiles and pasta together with creamy, melted cheese.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 1/2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite-size pieces
4 cups cooked rotini pasta
1 (16-ounce) package frozen Italian-style vegetable combination, thawed
1 (10-ounce) can RO*TEL Diced Tomatoes & Green Chilies, undrained
3/4 pound (12 ounces) VELVEETA Pasteurized Prepared Cheese Product, cut into 1/2-inch cubes

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F (205°C).
  2. Combine ingredients in greased 13x9-inch baking dish; cover with foil.
  3. Bake 40 minutes. Let stand 5 minutes; stir.

Makes 8 servings, about 1 1/2 cups each.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/8 of recipe): 340 calories, 11g total fat, 6g saturated fat, 0.5g trans fat, 80mg cholesterol, 840mg sodium, 29g carbohydrate, 2g dietary fiber, 7g sugars, 30g protein, 15%DV vitamin A, 15%DV vitamin C, 35%DV calcium, 10%DV iron.

Dietary Exchanges (or Exchange Calculations) based on Exchange Lists for Meal Planning © 2003 by the American Diabetes Association and the American Dietetic Association.

Recipe and photograph provided courtesy of, through ECES, Inc., Electronic Color Editorial Services.