Recipes and Cooking Chicken Taco Pasta 4.0 (1) This one-pot chicken pasta recipe gets a Mexican kick thanks to the addition taco seasoning. By Annie Peterson Annie Peterson Instagram Annie Peterson has built her career around her passion for food, working as a contributing food editor to Better Homes & Gardens® food publications for more than 15 years. She received her B.A. from Iowa State University in 2003 and completed the Better Process Control School at the University of Tennessee in 2020. She contributed to various cookbooks, including several Whole30 titles, as well as the 15th, 16th, and 17th editions of the iconic Better Homes & Gardens® New Cook Book. She also serves as Recipe Editor for Allrecipes Magazine. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on April 14, 2020 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Brie Passano Prep Time: 25 mins Cook Time: 25 mins Stand Time: 10 mins Total Time: 1 hrs Servings: 8 Yield: 10 1/2 cups Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 2 tablespoon vegetable oil 1 ¼ pound skinless, boneless chicken breast halves, cut into 1-inch pieces 1 medium onion, cut into thin wedges 1 1.25 ounce envelope taco seasoning mix 8 ounce dried ziti or penne pasta 1 14.5 ounce can reduced-sodium chicken broth 1 ½ cup water 2 roma tomatoes, chopped 2 green and/or red bell peppers, cut into bite-size strips (2 cups) 1 15 ounce can black beans, rinsed and drained 1 cup frozen whole kernel corn 1 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese (4 oz.) Chopped fresh cilantro Directions In a 5- to 6-qt. pot heat oil over medium-high heat. Add half of the chicken. Cook and stir 2 minutes or until browned; remove to a bowl. Repeat with remaining chicken. Add onion to pot. Cook and stir 3 to 4 minutes or until tender, adding additional oil, if necessary. Return chicken to pot. Add seasoning mix; stir to coat. Add the next four ingredients (through tomatoes). Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir peppers, beans, and corn into pasta mixture. Return to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, 15 minutes more or until pasta is tender, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat. Top with cheese. Let stand, covered, 10 minutes. Sprinkle with cilantro. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 363 Calories 10g Fat 40g Carbs 27g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 8 Calories 363 % Daily Value * Total Fat 10g 13% Saturated Fat 3g 15% Cholesterol 64mg 21% Sodium 695mg 30% Total Carbohydrate 40g 15% Total Sugars 4g Protein 27g Vitamin C 36mg 180% Calcium 142mg 11% Iron 2.5mg 14% Potassium 739mg 16% Folate, total 94mcg Vitamin B-12 0.2mcg Vitamin B-6 1mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.