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One-Pot Salsa Verde Pasta with Sausage and Black Beans

One-Pot Salsa Verde Pasta with Sausage and Black Beans

This penne pasta has rich Southwestern flavors and is so easy to make!  One-Pot Salsa Verde Pasta with Sausage, Black Beans, Mozzarella and Cheddar cheese - delicious, easy, 6-ingredient, 30-minute recipe.

Course Main Course
Cuisine Southwestern
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 739 kcal


  • 10 oz penne pasta (use gluten free brown rice penne for gluten free version)
  • 1 lb pork sausage
  • 24 oz salsa verde
  • 15 oz black beans from the can, drained
  • 2 cups Mozzarella cheese shredded
  • 1 cup Cheddar cheese shredded


  1. In a large saucepan, bring water to boil and cook pasta, until al dente. Rinse and drain. Remove pasta from the saucepan.

  2. In the same (now empty) saucepan, crumble pork sausage and cook it until completely cooked.

  3. Add salsa and drained black beans. Bring to boil. 

  4. Add cooked pasta and cheeses. Mix everything carefully, reduce heat to medium and cook just until pasta heats through and the cheese melts.

Recipe Notes

Inspired by this recipe on BHG.com

Nutrition Facts
One-Pot Salsa Verde Pasta with Sausage and Black Beans
Amount Per Serving
Calories 739 Calories from Fat 333
% Daily Value*
Fat 37g57%
Saturated Fat 15g94%
Cholesterol 103mg34%
Sodium 1650mg72%
Potassium 821mg23%
Carbohydrates 60g20%
Fiber 7g29%
Sugar 8g9%
Protein 36g72%
Vitamin A 1205IU24%
Vitamin C 4.9mg6%
Calcium 360mg36%
Iron 3.2mg18%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.