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Southwest Chicken Alfredo Pasta Bake

Who says the Southwest isn't cheesy?

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Southwest Chicken Alfredo Pasta Bake

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Servings: 8

4½ cups cooked fusilli pasta (8 ounces uncooked)

8 ounces corn, drained

8 ounces black beans, drained & rinsed

2 cups cooked chicken, shredded

16 ounces Alfredo sauce

1 tablespoon taco seasoning

1 cup Monterey Jack cheese, shredded

1 cup cheddar cheese, shredded

Cilantro, chopped


1. Preheat oven to 350˚F/180˚C.

2. Cook 8 ounces of fusilli pasta according to box instructions. (This will make about 4½ cups of cooked pasta.)

3. In a large bowl, mix together cooked pasta, corn, black beans, cooked chicken, Alfredo sauce, and taco seasoning.

4. Pour into a 9x13-inch baking pan and spread evenly around the pan.

5. Sprinkle Monterey Jack and cheddar cheese over the top and cover with foil.

6. Bake for 35 minutes, uncovering after 20 minutes to allow the cheese to brown.

7. Garnish with cilantro.

8. Enjoy!