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Santa Fe Chicken Tortellini Casserole

 
Santa Fe Chicken Tortellini Casserole
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Instead of tortellini soup, turn that tortellini into a filling chicken tortellini casserole. A baked tortellini al forno!

Yield

6

servings

Prep

10

min

Cook

50

min

Ready

1

hrs

 

Ingredients

9 ounces cheese tortellini
*
1 tablespoon olive oil
2 cups broccoli florets
½ cup onions
chopped
1 cup sweet red bell peppers
chopped
3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
2 tablespoons olive oil
¾ cup chicken broth
¾ cup milk
1 teaspoon cumin
ground
¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper
*
4 cups chicken
cooked, cut up
¾ cup monterey jack cheese
shredded
½ cup colby cheese
shredded
½ cup tortilla chips
crushed
*

Directions

Heat oven to 325℉ (160℃).

Cook and drain tortellini as directed on package.

While tortellini is cooking, grease 3 quart casserole.

Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a 10 inch skillet over medium high heat.

Cook broccoli, onion and bell pepper in oil for about 3 minutes, stirring frequently, until crisp-tender.

Remove broccoli mixture from skillet.

Cook flour and 2 tablespoons oil in same skillet over low heat, stirring constantly, until smooth.

Stir in milk, broth and cumin.

Heat to boiling over medium heat, stirring constantly; remove from heat.

Stir in chicken, Monterey Jack cheese, the tortellini and broccoli mixture.

Spoon tortellini mixture into casserole.

Bake uncovered 25 to 35 minutes or until bubbly.

During the last 5 minutes of baking, sprinkle with Colby cheese and tortilla chips; bake until cheese is melted.

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* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 250g (8.8 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 38251% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 22g 34%
Saturated Fat 8g 40%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 108mg 36%
Sodium 277mg 12%
Total Carbohydrate 3g 3%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars g
Protein 72g
Vitamin A 36% Vitamin C 92%
Calcium 24% Iron 12%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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