Mexican Pasta Recipe

Looking for an easy Mexican Pasta recipe? Learn how to make Mexican Pasta using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by kathrynrd

Makes 6 servings



Using fresh pasta helps you assemble this dish in minutes. And the tortellini can catch and hold the sauce, yielding delicious bites with each mouthful. A tart green salad offers a flavor counterpoint, and oranges or poached pears provide a pleasing close.

Recipe Ingredients for Mexican Pasta

20 oz. Tri-Color Cheese Tortellini (3 pasta colors)
2 tbs. vegetable oil
2 tsp. minced garlic
6 plum tomatoes, coarsely chopped
1 tsp. chili powder, or to taste
8 oz. sliced mushrooms
6 oz. Meat-Free Soy Protein with Chicken-Like Flavor
4 oz. shredded low-fat cheddar or mozzarella cheese
1 large avocado, peeled and sliced, for garnish

Recipe Directions for Mexican Pasta

Prepare all the ingredients together.
Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 341.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
475
Calories from Fat
169
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
18.8g
29%
Saturated Fat
6.6g
33%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
44mg
15%
Sodium
828mg
35%
Potassium
563mg
16%
Total Carbohydrates
54.3g
18%
Dietary Fiber
9.4g
38%
Sugars
8.4g
Protein
31.4g
Vitamin A 26% Vitamin C 61%
Calcium 43% Iron 28%
* 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
96% confidence
B+
  Good points
  • High in vitamin C
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