One-Pot Black Bean Fajita ZENB Penne


PREP TIME 10 minutes

COOK TIME 27 minutes

TOTAL TIME 37 minutes

Nutrition Facts


Serving Size: 756g
Servings: 4

Calories: 650

Amount per Serving*% Daily Value
Total Fat20g26%
Saturated Fat7g35%
Dietary Fiber19g68%
Total Sugar8g
Vitamin A 20%
Vitamin C 40%
Calcium 313mg 25%
Iron 7mg 40%
Potassium 719mg 15%
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.


This low calorie, one-pot recipe is a great way to enjoy your ZENB Penne Pasta. Combining the taste of various spices, black beans, and cheese, this recipe delivers on familiar flavors you know and love.


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 bell peppers (red, green and yellow), cut into thin strips
  • 1 small onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 box (12 ounces) ZENB Penne Pasta made from 100% Yellow Peas, uncooked
  • 1 carton (32 ounces) low sodium chicken broth
  • 1 can (15.25 ounces) corn kernels, drained
  • 1 can (15 ounces) black beans, rinsed
  • 1 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped cilantro



Heat oil in large Dutch oven or pot on medium-high heat. Add peppers, onions, and salt to pot. Cook 5-6 minutes, stirring occasionally, until tender. Add spices; cook 1 minute until fragrant.


Stir in ZENB Pasta and broth; bring mixture to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low; cover and cook 12 minutes or until pasta is al dente.


Stir in corn and beans; cook 2 minutes until heated through. Remove pan from heat. Add cheese; mix gently until cheese is melted. Serve garnished with cilantro.

Tasty Tips

Serve with toppings like lime wedges, sour cream, avocado slices, and hot sauce.

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