Saturday, September 12, 2009

Black Bean Pasta Cancun

Take a Cancun trip for two without leaving home! This easy pasta salad combines pasta, black beans and all the flavors of Cancun. From eatbetteramerica.

Prep Time:25 min
Start to Finish:25 min
makes:2 servings

2cups uncooked radiatore (nugget) pasta (4 oz)
1can (14.5 oz) Muir Glen® organic fire roasted diced tomatoes with green chilies
1cup Progresso® black beans (from 15-oz can), drained, rinsed
1/2teaspoon grated lime peel
1/4teaspoon ground cumin
1/4bell pepper, cut into 2x1/4-inch strips
2tablespoons fat-free sour cream
2lime wedges

Cilantro leaves, if desired

1.Cook and drain pasta as directed on package, omitting salt.
2.Meanwhile, in 2-quart saucepan, heat tomatoes to boiling. Stir in pasta, beans, lime peel, cumin and bell pepper. Reduce heat to low; cover and cook 2 to 3 minutes, stirring occasionally, until hot. Garnish with sour cream, lime and cilantro. Squeeze lime over pasta.
High Altitude (3500-6500 ft): No change.

Nutritional Information
1 Serving: Calories 430 (Calories from Fat 20); Total Fat 2g (Saturated Fat 0g, Trans Fat 0g); Cholesterol 0mg; Sodium 120mg; Total Carbohydrate 83g (Dietary Fiber 14g, Sugars 7g); Protein 18g % Daily Value*: Vitamin A 30%; Vitamin C 35%; Calcium 15%; Iron 25% Exchanges: 4 Starch; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 1 Vegetable; 1/2 Very Lean Meat Carbohydrate Choices: 5 1/2 MyPyramid Servings: 2 oz-equivalents Grains, 2 oz-equivalents Meat & Beans, 1/2 c Vegetables
*% Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

1 comment:

  1. Wow! Congratulations. Looks delicious this dish and the name, Cancun, it is very suggesting.


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