Source: Fabulous Food Associations

Mexican-Style Bow Ties
This spicy dish captures all the flavors of Mexico. The kids will love it.
Serves: 6-8
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes


8 ounces bow tie pasta, uncooked
8 ounces lean ground beef
1 sixteen-ounce can kidney beans, drained (or pinto beans)
1 teaspoon cumin
1 teaspoon chili powder
2 medium tomatoes, seeded and chopped
2 eight-ounce cans canned corn, drained
1 green bell pepper, chopped
1/2 cup Cheddar cheese, shredded
1/2 cup green onion, sliced
1 cup plain lowfat yogurt
1/2 cup salsa, medium
1/2 cup tortilla chips, broken

Prepare pasta according to package directions; drain.

In a medium skillet, brown ground beef and drain. Add beans, cumin and chili powder; heat through. In large bowl, combine pasta, meat mixture, tomatoes, corn, green pepper, cheese and onions. In small bowl, combine yogurt and salsa. Add to salad mixture and toss well. Serve warm or cold. Garnish with tortilla chips and serve with additional salsa.