Southwest Skillet Dinner

Kimberly Kay


A spicy macaroni skillet dinner that I found on Muellers. Although the recipe doesn't call for it, you could probably add ground beef (I just followed the original recipe).

★★★★★ 2 votes
30 Min
15 Min


8 oz
elbow macaroni
2 Tbsp
vegetable oil
1 medium
onion, chopped
1 medium
green bell pepper, chopped
2 clove
garlic, minced
2 Tbsp
chili powder
1/2 tsp
ground cumin
1/2 tsp
salt (optional)
2 14 oz. can(s)
diced tomatoes, undrained
1 15 oz. can(s)
kidney beans, rinsed and drained
1 11 oz. can(s)
corn, drained
1/2 c
shredded pepper jack cheese


1Cook and drain pasta according to package directions.
2Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat; add onion, green pepper, garlic, chili powder, cumin and salt; cook, stirring occasionally, for 4 minutes, or until vegetables are tender.
3Add tomatoes, kidney beans and corn; bring to a boil.
4Reduce heat; simmer, stirring occasionally, for 15 minutes.
5Toss with hot macaroni; sprinkle with cheese.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pasta
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy