Main Dishes

Chipotle Pesto Pasta

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A creamy, smokey chipotle pesto sauce with pasta, beans, corn, tomatoes, avocado and cilantro!

4
1 pound penne or bowtie pasta
1-2 chipotle peppers in adobo sauce, to taste (I like things spicy, and 2 was plenty of heat!)
1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1/4 cup pine nuts
1 clove garlic
1/3 cup olive oil
1/3 cup Greek yogurt
1 (15 oz) can corn, drained
1 (15 oz) can black beans, drained and rinsed
2 Roma tomatoes, diced
1 avocado, peeled and diced
Freshly chopped cilantro, to taste
Cook pasta according to package instructions; drain and set aside. To make the pesto, combine the chipotle peppers, Parmesan, pine nuts and garlic in the bowl of a food processor; season with salt and...
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Nutritions

Calories
1628

Sodium
334mg
13% DV

Fat
82g
127% DV

Protein
33g
66% DV

Carbs
76g
25% DV

Fiber
20g
81% DV