One Pot SouthWest Pasta.

1 pot southwest pasta 

Serves approx.7-9.



•1 13.5 oz. box of pasta, any type will do.

•2 cups frozen corn kernels

•1 medium green bell pepper cut into thin strips

•½ medium red onion, sliced

•1 15 oz. can Rotel canned tomatoes and chilies

•¼ cup taco seasoning

•1 tsp. salt

•2 tsp. extra virgin olive oil

•4 cups fat-free chicken broth

•1 15 oz. can black beans, drained and rinsed

•¼ cup Mexican cheese blend, plus more for topping (Optional)



1.Add all but the last 2 ingredients (beans and cheese) to a large pot. Stir, cover, and bring to a rolling boil.

2.Reduce heat to medium-low and cook, covered, for 12-15 minutes, stirring occasionally. There should be ¼ to ½ inch of liquid in the bottom of the pot when it is done.

3.Remove from heat. Stir in the black beans and cheese (optional). Let it rest for 5 minutes to warm the beans, melt the cheese, and absorb the excess liquid.


xo Jo

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