Pasta Bean Chili

Makes: 4-5 servings

Total Time: 30 minutes



1 15-oz. can red kidney beans, rinsed and drained

1 15-oz. can pinto beans, rinsed and drained

1 onion, chopped

1 15-oz. can diced tomatoes, undrained

1 6-oz. can tomato paste

1 tbs garlic powder

3 tbs cili powder

2 tsp salt

Pepper, to taste

Vegetable oil

2 cups uncooked pasta (your choice, but I use rotini)

Shredded cheese to top each bowl



Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add onion, cook until softened. Meanwhile, in a medium saucepan, cook pasta as directed on package. Add beans, diced tomatoes, tomato paste, 4 cups of water, garlic powder, chili powder, salt, and pepper. Cook over medium-high heat for 10-15 minutes. Take saucepan off heat and stir in pasta. Top with cheese and serve!