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Southwest Fettuccine Bowl

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  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 25 min
  • Servings 4
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Looking for quick, low fat and flavorful? Try a Southwest-inspired pasta.

Ingredients

8
oz uncooked fettuccine
Olive oil-flavored cooking spray
1
cup Old El Paso™ Thick 'n Chunky salsa
1/3
cup 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

Directions

  • 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
6%
Saturated Fat
1/2g
3%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
50mg
16%
Sodium
820mg
34%
Potassium
450mg
13%
Total Carbohydrate
71g
24%
Dietary Fiber
8g
34%
Sugars
6g
Protein
16g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%
8%
Vitamin C
2%
2%
Calcium
8%
8%
Iron
25%
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 Choice
5
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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