18 ounces medium shells, elbow macaroni or other medium pasta shape, uncooked
1 small onion, peeled and finely diced
1 (12 ounce) can corn, drained
pepper, cored and thinly sliced
1 tablespoon chili powder
1 teaspoon ground
2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
1 (16 ounce) can red kidney beans, rinsed
1 (12 ounce) jar salsa
1/2 cup shredded low-sodium Cheddar cheese
Prepare pasta according to package directions.
While pasta is cooking, combine remaining ingredients in large pot and heat until
onion is cooked. When pasta is done, drain well. Transfer to a serving bowl. Add
contents of pot and toss gently until well combined.
Sprinkle Cheddar cheese on
top and serve immediately.