Pasta On The Border

Pasta On The Border

By Aiden Alvarado
0’ Prep time
45’ Cook time
45’ Total time
496 Calories
4 Serving


Need a dairy free main course? Pastan On The Border could be an outstanding recipe to try. One portion of this dish contains about 22g of protein, 20g of fat, and a total of 461 calories. This recipe serves 4. For $2.98 per serving, this recipe covers 25% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. A mixture of mexican herb seasoning, chipotlé enchilada sauce, evoo, and a handful of other ingredients are all it takes to make this recipe so flavorful. 1 person has tried and liked this recipe. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes about 45 minutes. It is brought to you by Foodista. Taking all factors into account, this recipe earns a spoonacular score of 70%, which is pretty good. Similar recipes are South-of-the-Border Chicken & Pasta Skillet, Border Guacamole, and Border Guacamole.
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Step by Step

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Step 1

Marinate strips of flank steak in a drizzle of EVOO, 2 smashed garlic cloves, juice of 1 lime (or lemon), 4 tbs. chopped cilantro and a dash of the seasonings for an hour or two.
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Step 2

If desired, brush jalapenos with a little oil and roast in 400F preheated oven for 30-40 minutes, turning over once halfway through.
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Step 3

In a sauce pan, heat the enchilada sauce until boiling then add the beans. Stir for another couple of minutes and turn off heat.
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Step 4

In a medium-heated skillet, add a little EVOO and sauté the beef strips along with the minced garlic and the julienned onion and bell pepper(s).
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Step 5

Stack the tortillas on top of each other and roll as tight as you can without tearing it. Now, using a very sharp knife, thinly slice the roll from one end to the other creating fettuccine-like strands. Loosen strands and coat with EVOO and a dash of the seasonings.
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Step 6

Spread tortilla strands out on individual serving platters, top each with enchilada/bean mixture, salsa and beef/veggie mixture. Garnish with remaining chopped cilantro, a lime (or lemon) wedge and a roasted jalapeno pepper.
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Step 7

Another optional item you can add is shredded cheese. Before garnishing, top with shredded cheese and pop the plate in the microwave for a minute or until cheese has fully melted.


  • onion
  • cilantro
    8 tbsps
  • lemon
  • extra virgin olive oil
    extra virgin olive oil
  • whole garlic cloves
    whole garlic cloves
  • seasoning
  • black beans
    black beans
    172 grams
  • flank steak
    flank steak
    226.8 grams
  • flour tortilla
    flour tortilla
  • green enchilada sauce
    green enchilada sauce
    360 milliliters
  • pico de gallo
    pico de gallo
    340 milliliters
  • jalapeno pepper
    jalapeno pepper
  • red pepper
    red pepper

Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving
Calories 496.76kcal 24.84%
Fat 19.9g 30.61%
Saturated Fat 4.14g 25.88%
Carbohydrates 60.69g 20.23%
Net Carbohydrates 48.91g 17.78%
Sugar 22.89g 25.44%
Cholesterol 34.02mg 11.34%
Sodium 2215.98mg 96.35%
Protein 23.13g 46.27%
Vitamin C 93.37mg 113.17%
Vitamin A 2652.33IU 53.05%
Fiber 11.78g 47.13%
Selenium 24.89µg 35.56%
Vitamin B6 0.67mg 33.56%
Folate 133.6µg 33.4%
Manganese 0.6mg 29.86%
Iron 5.37mg 29.83%
Vitamin K 30.39µg 28.94%
Vitamin B3 5.75mg 28.76%
Phosphorus 272.46mg 27.25%
Vitamin B1 0.36mg 24.18%
Vitamin E 3.63mg 24.17%
Zinc 3.08mg 20.52%
Potassium 637.19mg 18.21%
Magnesium 68.27mg 17.07%
Vitamin B2 0.24mg 14.33%
Calcium 129.49mg 12.95%
Copper 0.23mg 11.4%
Vitamin B12 0.52µg 8.6%
Vitamin B5 0.83mg 8.26%
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