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Tomato-Ranch Black Beans and Pasta

Tomato-Ranch Black Beans and Pasta

Pour this meatless black bean sauce over pasta. You'll love the flavor of tart lime mingled with tomato and ranch dressing.

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Serves 4

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6 ounces pasta
2 cups canned black beans
2 cups canned diced tomatoes with jalapenos
4 ounces yellow bell pepper
4 ounces green bell pepper
4 ounces red bell pepper
2 cups vegetable broth
2 tablespoons & 2 teaspoons cornstarch
1/4 cup ranch salad dressing
1/4 cup tomato sauce
2 tablespoons lime juice
1 dash pepper

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Directions
  1. Drain and rinse beans and place in a large saucepan.  Drain diced tomatoes and add to saucepan. Turn burner on to medium heat.
  2. Chop peppers and add to beans.
  3. Continue cooking over medium heat.  Heat a large saucepan of water (2/3 full) on high heat for pasta.
  4. In a large measuring beaker, mix together vegetable broth and cornstarch.  Stir until well blended.  Add ranch salad dressing, tomato sauce and lime juice.
  5. Stir broth mixture into beans and blend well.  Continue cooking on medium heat and stir often as sauce thickens.
  6. When water is boiling, add pasta and cook until tender.
  7. Drain and rinse pasta and serve with thickened sauce.
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Nutritional information for Tomato-Ranch Black Beans and Pasta

Calories: 340.5
Calories from Fat: 29

% Daily Value*
Total Fat .5g 7%
Saturated Fat .5g 4%
Cholesterol 1.5mg 1%
Sodium 16805mg 93%
Total Carbohydrates 66.5g 30%
Dietary Fiber 7.5g 40%
Sugars 5g ~
Protein 13.5g 36%
Vitamin A 100% Iron 72%
Vitamin C 318% Calcium 9%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs

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