Pasta with Mexican Black Bean Sauce
Recipe Type: Main Course
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Serves: 4
whole wheat pasta topped with spicy black bean sauce
  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 2 cups (475 mL) canned stewed tomatoes, undrained
  • 2 tablespoons chopped green chiles
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • ½ teaspoon sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon oregano
  • 2 cups (475 mL) canned black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 8 ounces whole wheat pasta, cooked according to box directions
  1. Coat a large skillet with cooking spray. Place over medium heat until hot.
  2. Add onion and garlic; saute until tender.
  3. Stir in tomatoes, green chiles, chili powder, sugar, and oregano.
  4. Cover and bring to a boil.
  5. Reduce heat, and simmer 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  6. Using an immersion blender, puree beans to desired consistency.
  7. Serve over hot cooked pasta and garnish with fresh cilantro.
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