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Salsa Pasta 'n' Beans

Rated as 3.4 out of 5 Stars

"This warm side dish from Laura Perry of Exton, Pennsylvania is well-seasoned with cumin, cilantro and salsa, so it adds a little zip to dinnertime. For people who like even more spice, its easy to change the salsa to a medium or hot variety."
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25 m servings
Original recipe yields 4 servings


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  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.


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Good base recipe, just needs a few more spices. I added chicken soup base (chicken bouillon would work), oregano, chili powder, garlic powder, onion powder, and Adobo Seasoning (Lawry's would wo...

This recipe is pretty good with a few additions. I added 2 ozs of low-fat cream cheese, a can of diced tomatoes (drained), another can of red beans, a can of cannelini beans, a few shakes of chi...

This recipe didn't have much flavor. It was quick and easy, but lacking some spice.

I liked this okay, but no one else in the family did. Made with whole wheat pasta in small quantities it would make a good vegetarian main dish.