Southwest Chipotle pasta

By: Chuck Jenkins




10 mins


20 mins


30 mins


  • 1 package (4oz) of The Only Bean Black Bean pasta
  • 6 oz bacon, chopped
  • 1/2 small red onion, diced
  • 1/4 cup sweet corn
  • jalapeno
  • chipotle pepper
  • 2 cups cream
  • 1 cup grated cotija cheese
  • Salt and pepper to season


  • Step 1 – Cook 1 pack of noodles according to directions on package.
  • Step 2 – Render bacon in a pan over medium-low heat for 10 minutes or until the meat is crisp and browned. Remove bacon from pan.
  • Step 3 – Saute onion, corn, jalapeno, and chipotle in bacon fat for 4-6 minutes over medium heat.
  • Step 4 – Add cream and bring to simmer.
  • Step 5 – Add cotija and allow the sauce to thicken.
  • Step 6 – Toss sauce with cooked pasta.
  • Step 7 – Season with salt and pepper and top with crispy bacon.


This recipe was created by Chuck Jenkins! Chuck Jenkins

Corporate Chef, Fusion Food Service

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