Rating: 4.5 stars
44 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 23
  • 4 star values: 16
  • 3 star values: 2
  • 2 star values: 3
  • 1 star values: 0

'Here is one of my favorite light recipes,' says Stephanie Land of Sudbury, Ontario. With zip from cumin and red pepper flakes, the spicy Southwestern dish is a hearty meal-in-one.

Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
cook:
20 mins
total:
30 mins
Servings:
6
Yield:
6 servings
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Ingredients

6
Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Cook pasta according to package directions; drain. Meanwhile, in a large saucepan coated with nonstick cooking spray, combine the green pepper, onion, garlic, oregano, cumin and red pepper flakes. Cook over medium heat for 5 minutes or until tender. Add tomato sauce and black beans; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 5 minutes or until heated through. Stir in pasta. Sprinkle with cheese.

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Tips

Nutritional Analysis: 1 cup equals 252 calories, 2 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 5 mg cholesterol, 567 mg sodium, 46 g carbohydrate, 6 g fiber, 13 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2-1/2 starch, 1 very lean meat, 1 vegetable.

Nutrition Facts

253 calories; protein 13.6g; carbohydrates 47.1g; fat 2.2g; cholesterol 2.3mg; sodium 771.2mg. Full Nutrition
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