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Creamy Chicken Taco Pasta

SPICY SAUCE + bland beans (with a little chicken and pasta)= PERFECT DINNER
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time30 minutes
Servings - 4 servings


  • 3 Tbsp butter
  • 3 Tbsp flour
  • 3 cups milk
  • 1 small white onion, chopped
  • 2 cups chopped green peppers
  • 2 Tbsp homemade taco seasoning or 1 packet taco seasoning
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 12 oz. box elbow pasta noodles
  • 2 cups cooked chicken
  • 2 cups cooked pinto beans
  • 1/4 Watermelon ($1) side dish


  • Make the white sauce using the butter/margarine, flour, milk, salt and pepper (Video here). Stir in the chopped onions, chopped green peppers and taco seasoning once the sauce is bubbling and slightly thickened.
  • Cook pasta as directed. Drain and add to large mixing bowl. Mix in the leftover cooked chicken and cooked beans.
  • Pour the creamy taco sauce over the pasta, chicken and beans. Toss.
  • Serve Creamy Chicken Taco Pasta with Watermelon.