In a large sauté pan, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add onion, jalapeño, and Italian seasoning; sauté for 2-4 minutes. Add ground beef or meat alternative. Cook until an internal temperature of 165 degrees or desired doneness.
Budget-friendly AND health-focused entrees can feel tricky to accomplish when feeding your family. This easy Tex-Mex Pasta is a one-pan meal that brings in easy, healthy switches to feel good about. Quality ingredients such as whole wheat pasta, lower-sodium ingredients, and fiber! Did we check all the boxes for your next week-night dinner!?
Servings and Ingredients
|2 tbsp. Gustare Vita extra-virgin olive oil|
|1 c. yellow onion, diced|
|1 jalapeno, seeded, finely diced|
|1 ½ tsp. That's Smart! Italian seasoning|
|1 lbs. 93% lean ground beef, or ground turkey, if desired|
|2 c. Hy-Vee whole wheat rotini pasta, or Hy-Vee Omega-3 rotini pasta, if desired|
|1 (16 oz.) jar Hy-Vee medium chunky salsa|
|1 (14.5 oz.) can Hy-Vee 33% less sodium chicken broth|
|1 (14.5 oz.) can That’s Smart! diced tomatoes|
|2 tbsp. That’s Smart! tomato paste|
|2 c. That’s Smart! frozen golden corn|
|1 (15 oz.) can Hy-Vee no salt added black beans, drained and rinsed|
|Cherry tomatoes, halved, for serving, if desired|
|Hy-Vee finely shredded Colby Jack Cheese, for serving, if desired|
|Avocado, diced, for serving, if desired|
|Fresh cilantro, finely chopped, for serving, if desired|
Things To Grab
- Large sauté pan
Add pasta, salsa, chicken broth, canned tomatoes, tomato paste, corn, and beans. Stir, cover, and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to a simmer for 18-20 minutes or until pasta is tender.
Top with tomatoes, cheese, avocado, and/or cilantro, if desired.
Amounts Per Serving
- Total Fat: 12g
- Cholesterol: 50mg
- Sodium: 880mg
- Total Carbohydrates: 49g
- Protein: 26g