Southwest Fettuccine Bowl

Looking for quick, low fat and flavorful? Try a Southwest-inspired pasta.

  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 25 min
  • Servings 4

8
oz uncooked fettuccine
Olive oil-flavored cooking spray
1
cup Old El Paso™ Thick 'n Chunky salsa
1/3
cup Green Giant™ Steamers™ Niblets® frozen corn
1/4
cup water
2
tablespoons chili sauce
1/2
teaspoon ground cumin
1
can (15 oz) Progresso™ black beans, drained, rinsed
1/4
cup chopped fresh cilantro

  • 1 Cook and drain fettuccine as directed on package. Spray fettuccine 2 or 3 times with cooking spray, tossing after each spray. Remove from saucepan; cover to keep warm.
  • 2 In same saucepan, mix remaining ingredients except cilantro. Cook over medium heat 4 to 6 minutes, stirring occasionally, until corn is tender.
  • 3 Divide fettuccine among 4 bowls. Top each with about 3/4 cup sauce mixture. Sprinkle with cilantro.

Expert Tips

There's no need to add oil to the water you boil for pasta. By using enough water (4 cups water for every 4 ounces of pasta), adding pasta slowly and stirring frequently, you can keep the pasta from sticking together without having to add fat.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
380
(
Calories from Fat
35),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4g
4%
(Saturated Fat
1/2g,
1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
50mg
50%;
Sodium
820mg
820%;
Total Carbohydrate
71g
71%
(Dietary Fiber
8g
8%
  Sugars
6g
6%
),
Protein
16g
16%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%;
Vitamin C
2%;
Calcium
8%;
Iron
25%;
Exchanges:
3 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 1 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
5
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.