Best-Ever Spicy Spaghetti

with Corn & Beans

Pronto Half Cut Spaghetti package

Made with

Barilla Pronto® Half-Cut Spaghetti


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Ingredients for 6 people

  • 1 box Barilla® Pronto® Half-Cut Spaghetti
  • 3 cups cold water
  • 1 cup Barilla® Traditional Sauce
  • 1 cup corn frozen or canned
  • 1 cup black beans
  • 1 teaspoon chili flakes
  • Salt to taste


  • Pour the whole box of pasta into a large skillet (approximately 12 inches in diameter).  Pour 3 cups of cold water into the pan ensuring that the water covers the pasta. 
  • Turn on the burner to high, then set your timer for 10 minutes.  Optional:  add about 1/2 teaspoon of salt to taste. 

  • Cook on high, stirring regularly, until most of the water is absorbed, about 10 minutes but may vary by stove. 

  • Add sauce, corn, beans and chili flakes,  stir to combine and gently heat through. Remove the skillet from the heat, season with salt and serve immediately.

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