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How to Cook Perfect Southwest Pasta

Southwest Pasta.

Southwest Pasta You can have Southwest Pasta using 12 ingredients and 4 steps. Here is how you cook it.

Ingredients of Southwest Pasta

  1. It’s 8 oz of linguini, or pasta of your choice.
  2. Prepare 1 clove of garlic, minced.
  3. It’s 15 oz of canned black beans, drained & rinsed.
  4. Prepare 1 tbsp of vegetable oil.
  5. Prepare 15 oz of canned diced tomatoes, undrained.
  6. You need 1/2 cup of picante sauce.
  7. You need 1/4 tsp of onion powder.
  8. You need 1 tsp of chili powder.
  9. You need 1 tsp of ground cumin.
  10. You need 1/4 tsp of dried oregano.
  11. You need 4 oz of shredded Colby Jack cheese blend.
  12. You need 1/4 cup of fresh cilantro.

Southwest Pasta step by step

  1. Cool pasta according to package directions. Drain..
  2. Heat vegetable oil in large skillet over medium high heat until hot. Add garlic. Saute for a few seconds. Add undrained tomatoes, picante sauce, black beans, chili powder, cumin & oregano and mix well. Bring to a boil, stirring occasionally. Reduce heat to low & cover..
  3. Simmer sauce, stirring occasionally, for 15 minutes. Remove cover. Increase heat to medium high. Cook, stirring frequently until reach desired consistently, about 5 minutes..
  4. Add pasta to sauce. Toss. Serve with cheese & cilantro sprinkled on top..

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