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Mediterranean Penne Pasta and Beans

Green Giant® Beans cooked with tomatoes and spinach provide a perfect topping for your pasta dinner that's ready in 30 minutes - perfect if you love Mediterranean cuisine.

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  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

6
oz. (1 3/4 cups) uncooked penne (tube-shaped pasta)
1
tablespoon olive or vegetable oil
2
garlic cloves, minced
2
(14.5-oz.) cans no-salt-added tomatoes, undrained, cut up
1
(15-oz.) can Green Giant™ or Old El Paso™ Garbanzo Beans or Progresso™ Chick Peas, drained, rinsed
1 1/2
teaspoons dried Italian seasoning
1
teaspoon sugar
1
(10-oz.) pkg. prewashed fresh spinach, stems removed, chopped (about 8 cups)
2
oz. (1/2 cup) crumbled feta cheese
1/4
cup sliced ripe olives

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Directions

  • 1 Cook penne to desired doneness as directed on package. Drain; cover to keep warm.
  • 2 Meanwhile, heat oil in large skillet or Dutch oven over medium-high heat until hot. Add garlic; cook and stir 30 seconds. Add tomatoes, beans, Italian seasoning and sugar; mix well. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer 10 minutes.
  • 3 Add spinach; cook 3 minutes or until spinach wilts, stirring frequently.
  • 4 To serve, arrange cooked penne on large serving platter. Top with tomato mixture. Sprinkle with cheese and olives.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
400
(
Calories from Fat
90),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10g
10%
(Saturated Fat
3g,
3%
),
Cholesterol
15mg
15%;
Sodium
470mg
470%;
Total Carbohydrate
61g
61%
(Dietary Fiber
10g
10%
  Sugars
8g
8%
),
Protein
16g
16%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
110%;
Vitamin C
60%;
Calcium
25%;
Iron
35%;
Exchanges:
3 Starch; 3 Other Carbohydrate; 3 Vegetable; 2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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