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Cannellini 'n' Onion Linguine

 Cannellini 'n' Onion Linguine
“This pasta dish is very simple, but everyone loves it,” writes Trisha Kruse from Eagle, Idaho. The tasty main course also adds protein and fiber to your diet, without too much fat.
6 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 medium onions, halved and thinly sliced
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/4 cup white wine or vegetable broth
  • 1 teaspoon brown sugar
  • 10 ounces uncooked linguine
  • 1 can (19 ounces) cannellini or white kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 cup vegetable broth
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 6 tablespoons shredded Parmesan cheese

Directions

  • In a large nonstick skillet over medium-low heat, cook onions in
  • butter and oil until tender. Add wine or broth and brown sugar; cook
  • 5 minutes longer. Meanwhile, cook linguine according to package
  • directions.
  • Add the beans, broth, garlic, basil and pepper to the onions; bring
  • to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 10-12 minutes or
  • until slightly thickened.
  • Drain linguine; toss with onion mixture. Sprinkle each serving with
  • Parmesan cheese. Yield: 6 servings.

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Nutritional Facts: 1 cup equals 332 calories, 7 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 9 mg cholesterol, 388 mg sodium, 54 g carbohydrate, 6 g fiber, 13 g protein.
Wine: Full-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.