Quick Southwest Skillet

Number of Servings: 4 (417 g)
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 unsalted whole tomatoes
  • 1 (19 oz.) can kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 (15 oz.) bag frozen corn kernels, thawed
  • 1 Tbsp. lime juice


  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 and drizzle with lime juice, to serve.

Nutrition Facts

4 servings per container

Serving Size 417 g

Amount per serving
Calories 410
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4g 5%
Saturated Fat 0.5g 3%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.5g
Monounsaturated Fat 0.5g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 635mg 28%
Total Carbohydrate 86g 31%
Dietary Fiber 15g 54%
Total Sugars 10g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 61g
Protein 18g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 106.4mg 8%
Iron 5.1mg 30%
Potassium 1065mg 25%
Vitamin A 96.5mcg 10%
Vitamin C 48mg 50%
Vitamin E 2.6mg 20%
Vitamin K 14mcg 10%
Thiamin 1mg 80%
Riboflavin 0.4mg 30%
Niacin 10.2mg 60%
Vitamin B6 0.7mg 40%
Folate 114.5mcg 29%
Vitamin B12 0mcg 0%
Biotin 1.5mcg 6%
Chloride 12.5mg 0%
Pantothenate 1.2mg 20%
Phosphorus 403.1mg 30%
Iodine 0.9mcg 0%
Magnesium 139.2mg 35%
Zinc 3mg 25%
Selenium 47.5mcg 90%
Copper 0.6mg 70%
Manganese 2.3mg 100%
Chromium 0mcg 0%
Molybdenum 65.3mcg 140%

* 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.


Whole Corn, No Salt Added Whole Tomatoes (tomatoes, Tomato Juice, Less Than 2% Of: Calcium Chloride, Citric Acid), Kidney Beans (kidney Beans, Water, Salt), Whole Wheat Pasta (durum Whole Wheat Semolina, Niacin, Folic Acid, Ferrous Sulphate (iron), Riboflavin, Thiamine Mononitrate), Green Bell Pepper, Onion, Chili Powder, Lime Juice, Garlic, Salt, Cumin.

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