Bring a pot of salted water to boil. Add pasta and cook until al dente, 10 minutes or as package label directs. Drain.
Meanwhile, cook bacon in a large skillet over medium-high heat, stirring often, until crisp, about 8 minutes. Drain off all but 2 Tbsp. fat in skillet, add garlic and chili powder and stir for 30 seconds. Add broth, beans, corn and tomatoes, bring to a boil, reduce heat to medium-low and simmer, stirring occasionally, until heated through, about 3 minutes.
Add pasta to skillet, tossing to coat. Season with salt and pepper. Sprinkle with chopped cilantro and shredded Cheddar, if desired, and serve with lime wedges on the side.
Also appeared in:
All You, January, 2014; All You, None, 2014,Back to School Special; All You, October, 2012
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