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White Cheddar Pasta Shells

  • Author: Karen
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x


  • 1 (6 oz) box Horizon Pasta Shells and White Cheddar Cheese
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 2 Tbsp butter
  • 1/2 cup black beans (rinsed and drained)
  • 1/2 cup frozen sweet corn
  • 1/2 red bell pepper, diced
  • 1/2 green bell pepper, diced
  • 1/3 cup sliced black olives
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1 avocado, sliced
  • Salt, to taste


  1. Bring 6 cups of water to boil. Add in the dry pasta shells and set the timer for 10 minutes.
  2. While pasta is boiling, dice and prepare the veggies.
  3. When the pasta has been boiling for 8 minutes, add in the peppers and corn. Cook for the remaining 2 minutes. Check the pasta for doneness.
  4. Drain pasta in colander and put back into pan.
  5. Add milk, butter and cheese sauce mix. Stir to combine and let the butter melt completely.
  6. Fold in black beans, cumin, pepper and olives, Salt to taste. Scoop into 4 individual serving plates/bowls. Top with slices of avocado. Enjoy!