Source: Nestle® Very Best Meals

Mexican Pasta Bake
Add the taste of the Southwest to pasta! Make without the chicken for a meatless entrée or a delicious side dish.
Serves: 6
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes


1 3/4 cups dried penne pasta, prepared according to package directions
1 can (28-oz.) tomatoes in juice, diced
1 can (15.5-oz.) black beans, rinsed and drained
1/3 cup green onions, sliced
1 package (1.25 oz.) ORTEGA® Taco Seasoning Mix
2 tablespoon Vegetable Oil
1 cup sour cream
2 cups cooked chicken, diced
1 cup Cheddar cheese, shredded

PREHEAT oven to 425 degrees F. Lightly grease 2-quart baking dish.

COMBINE taco seasoning, tomatoes with juice, beans, green onions and seasoning mix in medium bowl. Combine pasta and oil in large bowl. Spread 1 cup tomato mixture on bottom of prepared baking dish; top with pasta mixture. Spread sour cream over pasta. Combine remaining tomato mixture and chicken; spoon over sour cream. Top with cheese.

BAKE for 25 to 30 minutes or until heated through and cheese is melted.