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Cheesy Chicken & Broccoli Macaroni
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Cheesy Chicken & Broccoli Macaroni

40 Min(s)
30 Min(s) Prep
10 Min(s) Cook
Use a cup of broth and some frozen broccoli to make a Cheesy Chicken & Broccoli Macaroni. This chicken and broccoli macaroni serves six in forty minutes.
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6 servings
Original recipe yields 6 servings
1-1/2 lb. boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite-size pieces
1 can (14-1/2 oz.) fat-free reduced-sodium chicken broth
2 cups elbow macaroni, uncooked
1/2 lb. (8 oz.) VELVEETA®, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
1 pkg. (16 oz.) frozen chopped broccoli, thawed
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Let's Make It
1
Cook and stir chicken in large nonstick skillet on medium-high heat 8 to 10 min. or until done.
2
Stir in broth. Bring to boil. Add macaroni; stir. Cover; simmer on medium-low heat 8 to 10 min. or until macaroni is tender.
3
Add VELVEETA and broccoli; cook 4 to 5 min. or until VELVEETA is completely melted and broccoli is heated through, stirring frequently.
Kitchen Tips
Tip 1
Substitute
Prepare using 2% Milk VELVEETA.
Tip 2
Serving Suggestion
Serve with sliced fruit.
Tip 3
VELVEETA Cheesy Chicken
Prepare as directed, substituting 1 pkg. (16 oz.) frozen vegetable blend for the frozen chopped broccoli.
Tip 4
How to Quick-Thaw Frozen Vegetables
Place frozen vegetables in colander. Run hot water over vegetables to thaw while macaroni is cooking.
Tip 5
Reheating Leftovers Safely
Leftovers should be reheated to an internal temperature of 160°F. If reheating leftovers in the microwave, cover the dish with a lid or vented plastic wrap for thorough heating.
Tip 6
Shortcut
Substitute 1 pkg. (6 oz.) OSCAR MAYER Deli Fresh Grilled Chicken Breast for the cooked fresh chicken chunks. Bring broth to boil in large skillet. Stir in macaroni; cover. Simmer on medium-low heat 8 to 10 min. or until macaroni is tender. Add chicken, VELVEETA and broccoli; cook until chicken mixture is heated through and VELVEETA is melted, stirring frequently.
Tip 7
Substitute
Substitute 1 pkg. (8 oz.) any flavor KRAFT Cheddar CLASSIC MELTS for the cut-up VELVEETA.
Tip 8
Substitute
Substitute 1 pkg. (10 oz.) frozen chopped spinach, thawed and drained, for the frozen chopped broccoli.
Tip 9
Variation
Substitute 1 pkg. (16 oz.) frozen vegetable blend or 1 pkg. (10 oz.) frozen chopped spinach, thawed and drained, for the frozen chopped broccoli; and 1 pkg. (8 oz.) any flavor KRAFT Cheddar CLASSIC MELTS for the cut-up VELVEETA.
Nutrition
Calories
310
Calories From Fat
0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8g
10%
Saturated Fat 4g
20%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 75mg
25%
Sodium 720mg
31%
Total Carbohydrates 25g
9%
Dietary Fibers 3g
11%
Sugars 6g
12%
Protein 27g
54%
Vitamin A
10%
Vitamin C
2%
Calcium
25%
Iron
8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Servings
6 servings, 1-1/2 cups each
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.
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