Delectable backcountry cuisine.

In the mood for “south of the border?” Corn and black beans have a natural affinity for chili peppers and jalapeños. Here, Mary Jane partnered them with pasta for a gastronomic delight that has just the right amount of hot fiesta seasoning. Just add boiling water directly to the pouch and wait seven minutes.

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    So good after a long day of biking touring. Would definitely buy again.


    • Familiarity: I've used it several times

    game changer! I actually look forward to my meal at the end of a long hike. these meals have been really refreshing and a necessary change in the dry food industry. the sante fe pasta was DELICIOUS. I will definitely be buying many many more.


    • Familiarity: I've used it several times

    I really loved this flavor. Sometimes meals like this can get carried away with too many flavors that aren’t super appetizing when you’re on a long trek. This is not one of them. Would definitely recommend! I really loved this flavor.

    Love it

      This is probably my favorite of any pre-packaged food out there. Definitely worth trying if you haven't had this brand before.


        Didn't love the texture on this one. I believe I added too much water. Nobody loves water world pasta. Nobody.
        Watch the measurements and be certain to follow the directions closely. The flavor fell a little flat for me on this one. It wasn't awful, but I won't likely order this one again.


        • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

        Delicious is not a word I would use with any other backpacking meal on the market, but Mary Janes Farm got it right and this meal is delicious! Check out the other meals too, so far I have not been disappointed by this brand!

        Yummy Yummy!

          One of the best Pasta Meals out there. It's awesome to go out in the middle of nowhere and have what tastes like a home cooked meal in a matter of minutes. On top of that it's all organic. It is definitely on my list for future meals.

          Very Yummy and Satisfying Pasta Meal

          • Familiarity: I've used it several times

          We had this for lunch two days on our Havasupai backpacking trip. It was very flavorful and good texture. More flavorful than expected. I used a bit less water than it called for as the first time it came out runny. Overall everyone was quite pleased.

          Unanswered Question

          expiration date on this and the ChiliMac...

          expiration date on this and the ChiliMac?


            Definitely my favorite MJF pasta meal. It's got flavor of its own so you don't have to worry about a bland tasting dinner, and it's a great portion size too. I will most definitely be getting this one again, yum!

            One of the best MJF pasta meals...

              I thought this was an excellent meal with great flavor and texture; the corn, black beans, chili peppers, and jalapeños kick this up a notch over the MJF Alfredo Pasta meal, and thus the 5-star rating. I recommend using a couple fewer ounces of water when preparing it; it keeps it from being too soupy. Eating the whole packet put me at 435 calories, which is about right for a solo meal, which is something I like about the MJF "1.5 serving" "Outback" size. It's not huge like the 4-serving meals designed for families or groups, but not too small like some of the single-serving packages. And as always, I love that I can get an organic, vegetarian meal in the backcountry...Thanks, Mary Jane! :-)

              Mary Janes Farm Organic Santa Fe Pasta

                I've heard wonderful things about Mary Janes backpacking food and was excited about trying this. Thankfully, I reread the ingredients before packing and this flavor does have cheese an an ingredient. I gave it to a non-lactard friend who loved it though.

                Food for Thought

                  Backpacking has many delight's. Food however, has not been one of them. For me one of the great things about backpacking is eating something that does not taste like cardboard while enjoying the wilderness. Well now you can eat your cake and taste it with Mary Jane Foods. These foods just taste good and are generally easy to prepare. There are some foods that you have to pan fry but with most of their products you can just add boiling water.