Greek Style Pasta
By 30 Minutes or Less
Let this pasta transport you to Greece with fresh basil, feta cheese and tomatoes!

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  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
Category: Main Dishes
Serves: 6
Cups of Fruits & Vegetables per Serving: 1 1/2
Think Variety; Think Color: Red, White, Green

Ingredients

1 tsp olive oil

4 tsp minced garlic

1 28 ounce can diced tomatoes, 'Italian style"

1 19 ounce can cannelloni beans (or other white beans), drained and rinsed

10 oz. coarsely chopped fresh spinach

16 oz. whole wheat penne pasta

1/2 cup feta cheese, crumbled

 

Directions

  1. Fill a large saucepan 3/4 with water. Bring to a boil, add pasta, bring to a boil again. Turn down water to a simmer and cook pasta for 8 to 10 minutes.  Drain cooked pasta.
  2. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat.  Add garlic and cook for about a minute.
  3. Add tomatoes and beans.  Bring to a boil.  Reduce heat to a simmer; cook for 10 minutes.
  4. Add spinach to skillet and toss. Mix with pasta in a large bowl.  Top with feta cheese and serve.

Nutritional Information

  • Calories:    445
  • Carbohydrates:    81g
  • Total Fat:    6g
  • Cholesterol:    11mg
  • Saturated Fat:   2g
  • Dietary Fiber:    13g
  • % of Calories from Fat:    12%
  • Sodium:    510 mg
  • Protein:    18g
  • Recipe Credit
  • University of New Hampshire Student Health Services Good Eats Website

 

 

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