One Pot Mexican Pasta is an easy recipe for a busy weeknight dinner that cooks in just minutes in one pot, and is bursting with corn, black beans, pasta and cheesiness! Bowtie pasta cooks together in one pot, with salsa, butter, chili powder and cumin that becomes a light flavorful sauce, for a pasta dinner with a Mexican flair!
Bowtie Pasta Recipe
I'm loving my One Pot recipes and I hope you are too. Our pasta recipe is seasoned with salsa, chili powder and cumin, giving it an ever popular Mexican flair.
Make your pasta dinner as spicy as you want just be adding more or less chili powder. Top it with melty cheese and fresh scallion and all you'll need is cornbread and a salad and you're all set!
I'm sure you'll agree that it just doesn't get much easier to make a flavorful pasta with a light brothy sauce than to cook all the ingredients and seasonings in one pot and voila, it's done!
Dinner is on the table in a flash and the cleanup is an easy one pot! And with the busy holiday season upon us, one pot recipes will be your best friend.
Our one pot Mexican pasta recipe will certainly become a family favorite in no time at all!
Swirls of Flavor Recipe Tips
- For even more flavor substitute broth for the water
- Top with pickled jalapenos for added heat
- Make it heartier and brown up ground beef or ground turkey then continue with Step 1
- Stir in shredded rotisserie chicken
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Ingredients you will need to make this recipe
- bowtie pasta
- black beans
- chili powder
- ground cumin
- kosher salt
- shredded cheese
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One Pot Mexican Pasta is an easy recipe for a busy weeknight dinner that cooks injust minutes in one pot, andis bursting with corn, black beans, pasta and cheesiness!
In pot with deep sides, preferably a non-stick pot, combine pasta, salsa, water, beans, corn, butter, chili powder, cumin and kosher salt.
Bring to a boil over medium-high heat.
Boil 10 minutes or until pasta is al dente and a brothy sauce has formed, stirring occasionally.
Top with shredded cheese and sliced scallion.
Makes 4 servings, about 6 cups.
** Want a bit more of a spice kick? Just increase chili powder to 1 Tbsp. (3 tsp.)!
First Published: March 23, 2014... Last Updated: October 11, 2020