Monday, February 28, 2022

Mexican Baked Pasta Recipe

Mexican Baked Pasta Recipe

By Aggieskitchen

A twist on classic Italian baked ziti, this Mexican Baked Pasta is a great weeknight meal your family will love!

Mexican Baked Pasta

Yield: 6 servings


  • 1/2 13 oz of whole wheat penne
  • 1 lb of lean ground turkey
  • 1 TB olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 large bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • pinch salt and pepper
  • 24 oz jar of salsa (I used Pace chunky mild)
  • 1 can Bush's Black Beans, drained and rinsed (or Bush's new Black Chili Beans)
  • 2 cups of shredded cheddar or Mexican blend cheese


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Bring pot of water to boil for pasta, cook according to directions.
  3. In large heated non stick skillet, add oil, garlic, peppers and onions. Saute until softened, about 10 minutes. Add ground turkey and brown. Add spices, salt and pepper. Add to a large bowl with black beans, salsa and pasta. Toss to combine.
  4. Pour half of pasta mixture into casserole dish. Spread 1 cup of shredded cheese over pasta. Add rest of pasta over cheese and top with remaining cheese. Place in oven and cook for 30-35 minutes or until bubbly and cheese is golden.

Nutritional Information via My Fitness Pal:  450 calories / 18g fat / 10g dietary fiber / 49g carbohydrate / 29g protein

Mexican Baked Pasta Recipe Rating: 4.5 Diposkan Oleh: Admin


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