Black Bean Pasta Recipe

Black Bean Pasta Recipe

Black Bean Pasta Recipe

An easy vegetarian pasta dish that’s perfect for a quick weeknight supper. A hearty and delicious tomato, spinach and black bean sauce are served over whole wheat pasta. Delicious!!

Ready In: 30 minutes
Prep Time: 30 minutes

Servings: 6

Black Bean Pasta Ingredients:

  • 8 ounces uncooked spiral pasta
  • An easy vegetarian pasta dish that’s perfect for a quick weeknight supper. A hearty and delicious tomato, spinach and black bean sauce is served over whole wheat pasta. Delicious!!
  • Ready In: 30 minutes
  • Prep Time: 30 minutes
  • Servings: 6
  • Black Bean Pasta Ingredients:
  • 8 ounces uncooked spiral pasta
  • 1 can (15 oz.) rinsed and drained black beans
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 cups tomato sauce
  • 1 cup finely chopped green pepper
  • 1/2 cup shredded reduced-fat cheddar cheese
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp crushed red pepper flakes
  • How to make Black Bean Pasta:
  • Cook pasta according to package directions.
  • Drain.
  • In the meantime, in a sizable pot coated with cooking spray.
  • Add green pepper, onion and garlic.
  • oregano, cumin, and red pepper flakes for seasoning..
  • Cook for 5 minutes, or until tender, over medium heat..
  • Stir in tomato sauce and black beans.
  • bring to a boil before lowering heat.
  • 5 minutes of uncovered simmering, or until thoroughly heated.
  • Stir in pasta.
  • Top with cheese.
  • Black Bean Pasta is ready now.
  • Serve warm.
  • Yield: 6 servings.
  • Black Bean Pasta Nutritional Facts:
  • Amount Per Serving: ( 1 serving = 1 cup)
  • Calories: 252
  • Fat: 2 g (1 g saturated fat)
  • Cholesterol: 5 mg
  • Sodium: 567 mg
  • Carbohydrate: 46 g
  • Fibre: 6 g
  • Protein: 13 g
  • Diabetic Exchanges:
  • 2-1/2 starch
  • 1 lean meat
  • 1 vegetable.
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 cups tomato sauce
  • 1 cup finely chopped green pepper
  • 1/2 cup shredded reduced-fat cheddar cheese
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp crushed red pepper flakes

How to make Black Bean Pasta:

  • Cook pasta according to package directions.
  • Drain.
  • Meanwhile, in a large saucepan coated with cooking spray.
  • Add green pepper, onion and garlic.
  • Season with oregano, cumin and red pepper flakes.
  • Cook over medium heat for 5 minutes or until tender.
  • Stir in tomato sauce and black beans.
  • Bring to a boil then reduce heat to low.
  • Simmer, uncovered, for 5 minutes or until heated through.
  • Stir in pasta.
  • Top with cheese.
  • Black Bean Pasta is ready now.
  • Serve warm.

Yield: 6 servings.

Black Bean Pasta Nutritional Facts:
Amount Per Serving: ( 1 serving = 1 cup)

  • Calories: 252
  • Fat: 2 g (1 g saturated fat)
  • Cholesterol: 5 mg
  • Sodium: 567 mg
  • Carbohydrate: 46 g
  • Fibre: 6 g
  • Protein: 13 g

Diabetic Exchanges:

  • 2-1/2 starch
  • 1 lean meat
  • 1 vegetable.
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