Chicken Pasta Accents

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LESLIE TRYTHALL

By
@LTPT1986

Years ago, Green Giant started adding pasta & cheese to some of their veggies & called them Pasta Accents. We tried it, but didn't like the flavor of the cheese. I made the same thing using Velveeta & the family loved it! Added cooked chicken the next time for an easy "one pot" dinner. The kids asked for "Chicken Pasta Accents" the next week, so the name stuck!

***This seems like a lot of steps but you can do a lot at the same time.*****

***** I'm sure others make a version of this too. ********

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Serves:
4-6
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 1-1 1/2 lb
    boneless chicken, cut into 1 inch cubes
  • 3 Tbsp
    grillmates montreal seasoning
  • 1 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 1 box
    rotini pasta
  • 1 bag(s)
    broccoli,cauliflower carrots, frozen
  • 1/2 bag(s)
    broccoli florets, frozen
  • 8 oz
    velveeta, cubed small
  • 1/4 c
    milk
  • 2 Tbsp
    butter
  • ·
    garlic salt
  • ·
    black pepper
  • 2 Tbsp
    extra virgin olive oil

How to Make Chicken Pasta Accents

Step-by-Step

  1. In a bowl, mix chicken with Montreal seasoning, garlic powder & olive oil. Set aside.
  2. Put water on to cook noodles(according to package directions). Drain.
  3. In a small saucepan, add milk, butter & cheese over medium heat, stirring occasionally to melt. Add garlic salt & pepper to taste.
  4. In a microwave safe bowl, combine veggies, season with garlic salt to taste, & cook on high approximately 7-8 minutes until crisp tender. Stir halfway through cooking.
  5. In a large skillet preheated to med/med-high, add chicken & cook through until juices run clear.
  6. Add all components into large pot you cooked pasta in & mix well. Return to low heat & allow to heat through & combine flavors.(Approx. 10 minutes.) Serve.

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About Chicken Pasta Accents

Course/Dish: Chicken Pasta Casseroles
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy



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