One Pot Wonder Southwest Pasta
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Serves: 6 servings
  • 1 (14.5 oz) box whole wheat rotini
  • 2 cups frozen corn
  • 1 (10 oz) can Rotel
  • ½ cup salsa
  • ¼ cup taco seasoning
  • 2 tsps extra-virgin olive oil
  • 4 cups low-sodium vegetable broth
  • 1 green bell pepper, cut into thin strips
  • ½ red onion, sliced
  • 1 (15 oz) can no salt added black beans, drained and rinsed
  • ½ cup shredded Mexican cheese blend
  • 1 avocado, diced
  1. To a large pot, add the rotini, corn, Rotel, salsa, taco seasoning, olive oil, and broth; bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Stir, add the sliced peppers and onions on top. Do not stir, allowing the peppers and onions to remain on top. Cover the pot and reduce heat to medium-low. Simmer for 12-15 minutes.
  2. Stir in the beans and cheese. Serve hot, topped with diced avocado.
Recipe slightly adapted from The Wholesome Dish
Nutrition Information
Serving size: ~2 cups Calories: 483 Fat: 10.0 Carbohydrates: 78.2 Sugar: 11.8 Sodium: 983 Fiber: 13.2 Protein: 21.7 Cholesterol: 6.3
Recipe by Prevention RD at