Mexican Chicken Pasta

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Mexican Chicken Pasta is a delicious spicy Mexican pasta recipe.

INGREDIENTS

  • 12 oz. spaghetti
  • 1 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 lb. chicken, cut into cubes
  • 1 large onion, sliced
  • 2 bell peppers, sliced
  • 1 tbsp. chili powder
  • 1 tbsp. cumin
  • 2 tsp. dried oregano
  • 1 15-oz. can fire-roasted tomatoes
  • 1/2 c. low-sodium chicken broth
  • 3/4 c. half and half
  • 1/2 c. shredded Cheddar
  • 1/2 c. shredded pepper jack
  • Fresh cilantro, for serving

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DIRECTIONS

  1. In a large pot of salted boiling water, cook spaghetti according to package directions until al dente. Drain.
  2. Meanwhile, in a large skillet over medium-high heat, heat oil. Add chicken and cook 6 minutes. Season with salt and pepper. Add onions and peppers and cook until tender, 4 minutes more. Add chili powder, cumin, and oregano and stir until coated.
  3. Add tomatoes and stir, then add chicken broth and half-and-half. Add cooked spaghetti to skillet and toss until coated, then add cheeses and stir until creamy.
  4. Garnish with cilantro and serve. Delicious Mexican Chicken Pasta is ready.

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