Cookbook:Southwest Pasta

Southwest Pasta
CategoryPasta recipes
Time15 minutes

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Pasta tossed with spices and vegetables from the Southwest United States.




  1. In a large pot bring 1 quart of lightly-salted water to a boil.
  2. Add pasta and cook for 8–10 minutes until pasta is al dente; drain water.
  3. While pasta is cooking, heat olive oil in a large frying pan over medium heat.
  4. Cook onions and bell pepper in oil until lightly browned, about 10 minutes.
  5. Stir in corn, beans, tomatoes, salsa, olives, taco seasoning, salt and pepper. Cook until thoroughly heated, about 5 minutes.
  6. Toss heated vegetables into pasta, mix well and serve.
  7. Serve warm or cold.