Ravioli with Tomatoes, White Beans and Spinach

Despite being meat-free, this pasta dish is packed with protein.  This recipe makes 4 servings (1 cup each).

What you’ll need:

  • 1 (9-ounce) package fresh four-cheese ravioli
  • 1 (15-ounce) can Great Northern or navy beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 (14.5-ounce) can diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 6 cups chopped spinach
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese

What you’ll do:

  • Cook pasta according to package direction, omitting the salt and fat.
  • Combine the beans, tomatoes, basil, oregano and red pepper in a large saucepan.  Bring to a boil.
  • Stir in the chopped spinach.
  • Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 3 minutes or until the spinach is wilted.
  • Stir in the pasta and 1/4 cup water; cook 1 minutes.
  • Stir in the cheese.

Recipe and image from Health magazine. 

So what are you waiting for…Get dinner on the table!

 

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