Mexi-Macpasta Recipe

Looking for an easy Mexi-MacPasta recipe? Learn how to make Mexi-MacPasta using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by jgreenman

Makes 8 servings



From Original Fast Foods, by James Simmons, pg. 154

Recipe Ingredients for Mexi-MacPasta

1 lb elbow macaroni
1 cup vegetable broth
1 zucchini, chopped
1 1/2 cups carrots, chopped
1 onion, chopped
1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and finely chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 tsp chili powder
29 oz. stewed tomatoes
15 oz. pinto beans,
3 cups water
6 oz tomato paste
1 cup celery, chopped
1 tbsp jalapeno, chopped
1 1/2 tsp cumin
1 tsp coriander
1 tsp garlic powder
1/2 tsp dry mustard
1/2 cup cilantro, chopped (for garnish)

Recipe Directions for Mexi-MacPasta

  1. Cook macaroni in water, drain and set aside.

  2. Make enchilada sauce: Combine water and tomato paste in a pan on med-high heat, and wisk until smooth. Add celery, cumin, coriander, garlic powder and dry mustard and mix well. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover and allow to simmer for 30 minutes. Stir occasionally.

  3. Add vegetable broth to a large fry pan and sauté the zucchini, carrots, onion,jalapeno, garlic, and chili powder for about 5 minutes, until tender.

  4. Add tomatoes, pinto beans, and the enchilada sauce to the vegetables and heat thoroughly.

  5. Stir in cooked pasta and move entire contents into a casserole dish.

  6. Cover and bake at 350° for 25-30 minutes. Garnish with cilantro when done.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 432.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
360
Calories from Fat
18
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
2.0g
3%
Saturated Fat
0.3g
1%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
513mg
21%
Potassium
1022mg
29%
Total Carbohydrates
72.3g
24%
Dietary Fiber
9.6g
38%
Sugars
10.2g
Protein
15.1g
Vitamin A 68% Vitamin C 38%
Calcium 11% Iron 34%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
95% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Very low in saturated fat
  • Very low in cholesterol
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in selenium
  • High in thiamin
  • High in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin C
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