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This recipe is so easy to put together and can easily be doubled. I serve this with sautéed kale. I like this dish with a lot of garlic, but you can adjust this as you wish.

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This bean pasta recipe is so easy to put together. I serve this with sautéed kale. I like this dish with a lot of garlic, but adjust it as you wish.

Ingredients

  • ½ pound whole wheat or brown rice penne pasta
  • 2 tablespoons low-sodium vegetable stock or water
  • 6 – 8 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 13.4-ounce box cannellini beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 15.5-ounce can fire roasted tomatoes
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • crushed red pepper flakes to taste

Instructions

  1. In a large pot, cook pasta in boiling water until al dente. Set aside.
  2. In a medium pot, sauté garlic in vegetable stock or water over medium heat for 2-3 minutes. Stir in beans and tomatoes and simmer on low for about 20 minutes. Season to taste with salt, pepper and crushed red pepper flakes. Stir in pasta and serve.

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Heather McDougall

Heather McDougall is the director of the McDougall Program in Santa Rosa, California. Heather also develops healthy, family-friendly recipes for the McDougall Newsletter.

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