Mexican-Style Bow Ties
8 oz Bow Ties, Elbow Macaroni or other medium pasta shape, uncooked
8 oz lean ground beef
1 16-oz. can kidney beans or pinto beans, drained
1/8 tsp ground cumin
1 tsp chili powder
2 medium tomatoes, seeded and chopped
2 8-oz. cans whole kernel corn, drained
1 small green bell pepper, chopped
1/2 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
1/2 cup sliced green onions
1 cup low-fat, plain yogurt
1/2 cup medium salsa
1/2 cup broken tortilla chips
Prepare pasta according to package directions; drain.
In a medium skillet, brown ground beef and drain. Add beans, cumin and chili powder; heat through.
In large bowl, combine pasta, meat mixture, tomatoes, corn, green pepper, cheese and onions.
In small bowl, combine yogurt and salsa. Add to salad mixture and toss well. Serve warm or cold. Garnish with tortilla chips and serve with additional salsa.