Pasta and Bean Skillet Recipe

Saddle up your family for this easy pasta and bean skillet. It has a great chili taste that's worth hitting the trail for.
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Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time30 Min
Ready In40 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageServings4
VegetarianMain Ingredient,
Interest Group


 Salsa1 Cup (16 tbs) (Old El Paso)
 Uncooked elbow macaroni2 Ounce
 Water3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
 Chili powder2 Teaspoon
 Progresso red kidney beans19 Ounce (Drained, Rinsed)
 Canned tomato sauce8 Ounce
 Shredded cheddar cheese2 Ounce

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 605 Calories from Fat 59

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 7 g10.4%

Saturated Fat 3.3 g16.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 15.2 mg

Sodium 750.6 mg31.3%

Total Carbohydrates 102 g34%

Dietary Fiber 22.7 g90.7%

Sugars 8.8 g

Protein 37 g73.8%

Vitamin A 29.6% Vitamin C 26.7%

Calcium 27.1% Iron 58.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Heat all ingredients except cheese to boiling in 10-inch nonstick skillet; reduce heat.
2. Cover and simmer about 15 minutes, stirring frequently, until macaroni is tender. Sprinkle with cheese.