Back to Salsa Pasta 'n' Beans

Print Options

 
 
 

Card Sizes

 
 
 
 Print
Salsa Pasta 'n' Beans Recipe

Salsa Pasta 'n' Beans Recipe

This warm side dish from Laura Lunardi, of West Chester, Pennsylvania is well-seasoned with cumin, cilantro and salsa, so it adds a little zip to dinnertime. For people who like even more spice, it’s easy to change the salsa to a medium or hot variety.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces uncooked bow tie pasta
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 medium sweet yellow pepper, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1 can (16 ounces) red beans, rinsed and drained
  • 3/4 cup vegetable broth
  • 3/4 cup salsa
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1/3 cup minced fresh cilantro

Directions

  • 1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, saute onion and yellow pepper in oil for 3-4 minutes or until crisp-tender. Add garlic; cook 1-2 minutes longer or until tender.
  • 2. Stir in the beans, broth, salsa and cumin. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 5-6 minutes or until heated through. Drain pasta; stir into bean mixture. Sprinkle with cilantro. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 370 calories, 6g fat (1g saturated fat), 0mg cholesterol, 806mg sodium, 64g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 10g fiber), 14g protein .

Reviews for Salsa Pasta 'n' Beans

Sort By :
MY REVIEW
katlaydee3
Reviewed Sep. 30, 2012

"I found this to be really lacking flavor, bland and boring."

MY REVIEW
JoannaLS
Reviewed May. 31, 2011

"A family favorite for sure!"

MY REVIEW
heidilovesicecream
Reviewed Feb. 10, 2009

"We love this recipe! I often make it as a main dish since it has beans in it. Sometimes I use kidney or pinto beans instead of red beans, and sometimes I leave out the cilantro if I don't have any on hand."

Loading Image