Southwestern Pasta

Annacia *

By
@Annacia

Easy to make and a ton of flavor. I think this is a keeper, I usually have everything on hand so it's always easy for me to toss together.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
6
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
35 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

3
large sweet onions (about 2 1/4 lbs. total)
1 lb
chicken breast, cubed
2 Tbsp
olive oil
1 1/2 tsp
ground cumin
1 tsp
chili powder
3/4 tsp
salt
1 dash(es)
cayenne pepper
1 1/2 c
diced tomatoes
3/4 c
corn kernel, fresh or frozen
2
jalapeno peppers, seeded and finely chopped
1 1/2 c
reduced-sodium fat-free chicken broth
12 oz
fettuccine, cooked as package directs
6 oz
goat cheese, crumbled
1/3 c
cilantro, chopped

Step-By-Step

1Peel sweet onions and cut into slices about 1/4-inch thick; separate slices into rings.
2In a large deep skillet, heat olive oil over medium-low heat.

Add onions, chicken, cumin, chili powder, salt and cayenne pepper and cook, stirring occasionally, until onions are soft and golden, about 25 minutes.
3Stir in the tomatoes, corn and chiles and cook 2 minutes longer.
4Pour in the chicken stock and increase heat to high. Cook, stirring occasionally, until the sauce thickens slightly, 5 to 10 minutes.
5Combine the sauce, cooked pasta, cilantro and goat cheese, stirring and tossing to soften the cheese.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pasta
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Soy Free
Other Tag: Quick & Easy