Mostaccioli and Beans – Healthy Weight Loss Recipe

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(makes 6 servings)

 

Ingredients: Nutrition Facts for Mostaccioli and Beans
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3 cups uncooked mostaccioli pasta (or similar pasta shape like penne)

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2 medium red bell peppers, seeded and chopped

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1/2 pound fresh asparagus, trimmed and cut into 1 inch pieces

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1 medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)

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2 cloves garlic, chopped

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1 can diced tomatoes, undrained (14.5 oz.)

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1/2 cup low sodium vegetable or chicken broth

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1 tablespoon chopped fresh or 1/2 teaspoon dried rosemary leaves, crumbled

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2 cups lightly packed fresh spinach leaves

small bullet 1 can cannellini beans (15 oz.), drained

 

Directions:
1. Cook and drain pasta according to package instructions.
2. While pasta is cooking, spray a 4-quart Dutch oven with low-fat cooking spray and heat over medium-high heat. Cook red bell pepper, asparagus, onion and garlic about 6 minutes or until vegetables are crisp-tender.
3. Add tomatoes, broth, and rosemary to vegetable mixture and stir until blended.
4. Reduce heat and simmer uncovered for about 3 minutes.
5. Stir in spinach and cannellini beans and simmer until spinach is wilted.
6. Toss vegetable mixture with the cooked pasta and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese as desired.

 

TEXT VERSION OF NUTRITION FACTS:
Serving Size: 1/6 of recipe (324 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 6
Amount per serving
Calories 313
Calories from fat 14
Total Fat 2 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 467 mg
Total Carbohydrates 62 g
Dietary Fiber 7 g
Sugars 0 g
Protein 14 g
Vitamin A 70%
Vitamin C 155%
Calcium 8%
Iron 15%

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