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Pasta & Beans

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  • Servings:

    Serves 4 as an appetizer
  • Prep Time:

    15 minutes
  • Cook Time:

    20 minutes

Ingredients

1 tablespoon Olive oil
1 each Medium onion, finely chopped (or 1 cup frozen chopped onions)
3 each Cloves garlic, minced
1 each red or green pepper, diced
1 14.5 oz can diced tomatoes, with juice
2 cups shell-shaped whole-wheat pasta
2 cups Water
1 each (28 oz.) can cannellini beans, drained and rinsed
6 cups chopped fresh greens (chard, escarole, kale, and spinach all taste great)
1 tablespoon dried basil
1/4 teaspoon Crushed red pepper (optional)
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
Pasta & Beans

Directions

1. In medium-large soup pot, saute onion, garlic and green pepper in olive oil until soft (about 4 - 5 minutes).
2. Add remaining ingredients and bring to a boil.
3. Cover, reduce heat and simmer 10 minutes (until pasta is cooked). Option: Season with salt & pepper.

Nutrition

Nutritional Facts
Servings Serves 4
Base Nutrients
Calories 250 kcal (12%)
Calories from Fat 99 kcal (0%)
Total Fat 11 g (16%)
Saturated Fat 9 g (45%)
Cholesterol 0 mg (0%)
Sodium 330 mg (13%)
Total Carbohydrates 55 g (18%)
Dietary Fiber 14 g (56%)
Protein 17 g (28%)
Vitamins
Vitamin A 8988 IU (179%)
Vitamin C 81 mg (135%)
Minerals
Calcium 143 mg (2%)
Iron 11 mg (18%)
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