Penne with Cannellini Beans Recipe

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Penne with Cannellini Beans Recipe

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Just five ingredients are all you’ll need for this meatless pasta created by Brenda Harrell of Joplin, Missouri. With spinach, beans and tomatoes, it’s so filling you’ll never miss the meat.
MAKES:
5 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:
5 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces uncooked penne or medium tube pasta
  • 2 cans (14-1/2 ounces each) Italian diced tomatoes
  • 1 can (15 ounces) cannellini or white kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 package (10 ounces) fresh baby spinach, chopped
  • 1/2 cup shredded Romano cheese

Directions

Cook pasta according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large saucepan, bring the tomatoes and beans to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 10 minutes. Add spinach; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until spinach is wilted. Drain pasta; top with tomato mixture. Sprinkle with cheese. Yield: 5 servings.
Originally published as Penne with Cannellini Beans in Light & Tasty October 2005, p7

Nutritional Facts

1-1/2 cups: 325 calories, 2g fat (1g saturated fat), 4mg cholesterol, 1056mg sodium, 62g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 7g fiber), 15g protein.

  • 8 ounces uncooked penne or medium tube pasta
  • 2 cans (14-1/2 ounces each) Italian diced tomatoes
  • 1 can (15 ounces) cannellini or white kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 package (10 ounces) fresh baby spinach, chopped
  • 1/2 cup shredded Romano cheese
  1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large saucepan, bring the tomatoes and beans to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 10 minutes. Add spinach; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until spinach is wilted. Drain pasta; top with tomato mixture. Sprinkle with cheese. Yield: 5 servings.
Originally published as Penne with Cannellini Beans in Light & Tasty October 2005, p7

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MrsKase User ID: 3265136 61800
Reviewed Jun. 24, 2010

"This was a great healthy quick supper after a long hot day at the playground and the pool with the kids, my husband ate 2 huge platefuls!

I cooked the pasta with the tomatoes so it was not soupy at all since the pasta just soaked up the liquid. My daughter even liked it and she is picky."

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moongrrl User ID: 4053632 97723
Reviewed Feb. 22, 2010

"I add extra Italian Seasoning. Great for a light summer dinner."

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mjlouk User ID: 1712085 130128
Reviewed Jan. 19, 2010

"Pretty bland, and the sauce was too thin."

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