I had some left over grilled chicken kabobs (less than what this recipe calls for, maybe only had about 1 cup), left over vegetables (grilled asparagus, corn, peas – figured I’d throw it in to make up for not enough chicken), and left over penne pasta (also not enough, about 2 cups). Jun 28, 2021 · I used jumbo shells, but you can also use manicotti or cannelloni pasta tubes as well. cooked chicken breast - rotisserie chicken would work great for this recipe; mozzarella cheese - although I often use packaged pre-shredded cheese, freshly shredded mozzarella cheese will … Jun 14, 2012 · This was fabulous! I made with chicken breast to adhere to WW Freestyle. Zero points for the sauce/chicken and used dreamfields rotini pasta for 5sp (3/4 cup). That was the only pasta I had on hand. Will make again! Great recipe Gina! Beef Taco Pasta. Swap the ground chicken (or ground turkey) for lean ground beef. Vegetarian Taco Pasta. Omit the meat. Add one additional can of black beans, or try adding pinto beans for variety. Taco Pasta Penna. I used twirly pasta (rotini) for the recipe, but any “short” pasta will work well. Shells or rigatoni would work well too. I modified the recipe after reading other reviews. I used 2 Tbsp. butter instead of margarine and made a roux from 1/3 red pepper, 1/2 vidalia onion, 2 cloves garlic (all minced)and 1 tbsp. flour. I added 1 c. each of half&half, chicken broth and pumpkin puree and let simmer on low-medium for about 10-15 minutes until sauce was nice and thick. May 11, 2021 · See recipe card at the end of this post for ingredient quantities and full written instructions. Rotini- One of the best pastas for casseroles. They hold their shape and grip the sauce well. Chicken- I cook fresh chicken in this recipe but 2 cups of rotisserie or leftover chicken works well too! Seasonings: Italian Seasoning, Garlic Salt, and ... Mar 19, 2019 · Lemon-Basil Chicken Rotini My husband and our sons like to have meat with their meals, but I prefer more veggies. This combo with rotini pasta is colorful and healthy, and it keeps everyone happy. —Anna-Marie Williams, League City, Texas Mar 07, 2019 · What to serve with chicken parmesan pasta. This chicken parmesan pasta is a complete meal on its own but if you'd like to serve it with a couple of side dishes, I suggest you try my garlic knots or serve it with a simple salad such as Mediterranean salad or cucumber tomato avocado salad.I also love this cajun honey jalapeno slaw, the flavors go perfectly with a comforting pasta dish.