Mediterranean Penne Pasta and Beans

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

  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 30 min
  • ingredients 10
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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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