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White Beans with Mushrooms and Kale over Whole Wheat Pasta

White Beans with Mushrooms and Kale over Whole Wheat Pasta Recipe

Pairing whole wheat pasta with white beans is a delicious, vegetarian option for boosting protein and fiber. This recipe also incorporates vitamin-rich dark leafy greens and immune boosting mushrooms for a quick and healthy meal.

Yield: 4 servings

Preparation time: 10 minutes

Cooking time: 15 minutes

Ingredients

1 tbsp olive oil

½ large onion, chopped

4 cloves garlic, minced

8 - 10 white button mushrooms, chopped

4 leaves of kale, stems removed, finely chopped

½ tsp dried basil

½ tsp dried oregano

½ tsp salt

¼ tsp smoked hot paprika

1 can (15 oz.) low sodium white kidney beans, rinsed and drained

8 oz. whole wheat linguine, cooked per package instructions

Preparation

Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high. Add the onion and garlic. Cook for 1 minute.

Add the mushrooms and the kale. Cook for 4 to 5 minutes. Until the vegetables soften and begin to brown.

Stir in the basil, oregano, salt, and paprika. Cook 1 minute more.

Stir in the beans and cook, just until heated through, about 30 more seconds.

To serve, place one cup of cooked pasta on each plate and top with ¼ of the beans.

Nutrition information for one serving: Calories 344; Total Fat 6 g; Saturated Fat 0.6 g; Trans Fat 0 g; Cholesterol 0 mg; Sodium 302 mg; Carbohydrate 66.5 g; Fiber 14.4 g; Sugar 2.5 g; Protein 15.2 g

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