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Wagon Wheel 'n Chicken Skillet

This easy-to-make chicken skillet recipe will become a family favorite.

15 min.prep time 20 time
6 servings
151 Rating


3 ounces (1 1/4 cups) uncooked dried wagon wheel pasta
3 tablespoons LAND O LAKES® Butter
1 1/2 cups zucchini, sliced 1/4-inch
1/2 cup red bell pepper, cubed 1/2-inch
1/2 cup chopped onion
1 teaspoon finely chopped fresh garlic
3/4 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 3x1/2-inch strips
1 1/2 tablespoons taco seasoning mix
3/4 cup milk
6 ounces (1 1/2 cups ) LAND O LAKES® Cheddar Cheese, cubed 1/2-inch


Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain. Keep warm.

Meanwhile, melt butter in 10-inch skillet until sizzling; stir in zucchini, red pepper, onion and garlic. Cook over medium-high heat until onion is softened (2 to 3 minutes). Remove zucchini mixture from skillet with slotted spoon; set aside. Reserve butter in skillet.

Toss chicken strips with taco seasoning in medium bowl. Add chicken to same skillet. Continue cooking, stirring occasionally, until chicken is lightly browned and no longer pink (5 to 7 minutes).

Add zucchini mixture and milk to chicken. Reduce heat to medium. Cook until heated through (2 to 3 minutes). Remove from heat.

Add cooked pasta and cheese. Serve immediately with sour cream, if desired.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories: 340

Fat: 17g

Cholesterol: 80mg

Sodium: 380mg

Carbohydrates: 22g

Dietary Fiber: 1g

Protein: 25g

Recipe #10527©1998Land O'Lakes, Inc.

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