Warm Salsa Pasta Salad

  • Prep Time 5 min
  • Total Time 20 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

Ingredients

1
package (7 ounces) elbow macaroni (2 cups)
1
cup frozen whole kernel corn
1
cup salsa
1
small green bell pepper, chopped (1/2 cup)
1
can (14 1/2 ounces) no-salt-added whole tomatoes, undrained
1
can (15 to 16 ounces) kidney beans, rinsed and drained
Freshly ground pepper, if desired

Directions

Directions

  • 1 Cook and drain macaroni as directed on package.
  • 2 While macaroni is cooking, heat remaining ingredients except beans and pepper to boiling in 2-quart saucepan over medium heat, breaking up tomatoes; reduce heat. Simmer uncovered 5 minutes.
  • 3 Stir in macaroni and beans; cook until hot. Serve with pepper.

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Tips

Expert Tips

Dried pasta made from wheat is a good source of complex carbohydrates, and egg-free pasta is free of fat and cholesterol. If you like, use small or medium pasta shells instead of the elbow macaroni.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
315
(
Calories from Fat
20),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
2g
2%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
500mg
500%;
Total Carbohydrate
69g
69%
(Dietary Fiber
10g
10%
),
Protein
15g
15%
;
% Daily Value*:
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.