Quick Southwest Skillet

Number of Servings: 4 (368g)
Active Time: 25 min.
Total Time: 25 min.
Quick Southwest Skillet

Add some southwestern flair to your day with this quick and easy recipe! If you have leftovers, this dish also works well as a cold pasta salad, making it an excellent option for a cookout, a picnic or even just a nice cold lunch for the office. If you like a little more heat, serve with hot sauce on the side.


  • 8 oz. whole-wheat pasta
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 bell pepper, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 Tbsp. chili powder, or to taste
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. cumin
  • 1 (14.5 oz.) can low-sodium whole tomatoes
  • 1 (19 oz.) can kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 (15 oz.) can corn, drained


  1. Cook pasta according to package directions.
  2. While pasta cooks, sauté onion, green pepper, garlic, chili powder, salt, and cumin until vegetables are tender (3-5 minutes).
  3. Stir in tomatoes, breaking slightly with spoon. Add kidney beans and corn and bring to boil. Reduce heat and simmer until hot through (15 minutes).
  4. Toss with cooked pasta to serve.

Nutrition Facts

4 servings per container

Serving Size 368g

Amount per serving
Calories 365
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 2.5g 3%
Saturated Fat 0.5g 0%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 0.5g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 660mg 29%
Total Carbohydrate 77g 28%
Dietary Fiber 14g 50%
Total Sugars 7g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 18g
Protein 17g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 113mg 8%
Iron 5mg 30%
Potassium 845mg 20%
Vitamin A 91mcg 10%
Vitamin C 43.4mg 50%
Vitamin E 2.3mg 15%
Vitamin K 13.4mcg 10%
Thiamin 1.1mg 90%
Riboflavin 0.3mg 25%
Niacin 8.9mg 60%
Vitamin B6 0.6mg 35%
Folate 89.8mcg 22%
Vitamin B12 0mcg 0%
Biotin 1mcg 4%
Chloride 12.5mg 0%
Pantothenate 1.1mg 20%
Phosphorus 326.9mg 25%
Iodine 0.9mcg 0%
Magnesium 140.6mg 35%
Zinc 2.5mg 25%
Selenium 3.3mcg 6%
Copper 0.5mg 60%
Manganese 2.3mg 100%
Chromium 0mcg 0%
Molybdenum 73.3mcg 160%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.


Tomatoes, Kidney Beans (kidney Beans, Water, Salt), Whole Wheat Pasta (durum Semolina, Niacin, Ferrous Sulfate (iron), Thiamin Mononitrate, Riboflavin, Folic Acid), Corn, Green Bell Pepper, Onion, Chili Powder, Garlic, Salt, Cumin.

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