Tex-Mex Pasta Dinner

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Tex-Mex Pasta Dinner

 


Ingredients:  
16 ounces Dakota Growers Medium Shells
2 tablespoons olive oil
1/4 cup green onion, chopped
1 tablespoon fresh parsley, chopped or 1 teaspoon dried
1 teaspoon chili powder
1 can (15-ounces) black beans, drained and rinsed
1 cup corn, drained
1 teaspoon lime juice
1 teaspoon Tabasco sauce
1 cup medium chunky salsa
8 ounces shredded cheddar cheese
Optional: 16 ounces ground beef or diced cooked chicken
  Directions Heat oil in skillet over medium heat. Sauté onion, parsley and chili powder until sizzling. If adding meat, brown ground beef or chicken. Add black beans and corn and cook, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes. Stir in lime juice, Tabasco, and salsa. Cover and cook 10 minutes. Meanwhile, prepare pasta according to package instructions; drain. Toss in bowl with other ingredients, mixing in cheese. Serve immediately. Servings 4