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Penne Pasta With Spinach And Tomatoes

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Hi guys...I'm back with a simple and delicious Penne pasta. This is a very easy dish to pull together and the best part is you probably already have most of the ingredients hanging out in your pantry!
  Penne pasta 1 Pound
  Extra virgin olive oil 2 Tablespoon
  Garlic cloves 8 , chopped
  Cherry tomatoes 1 Pint, halved
  Cannellini beans 1 Can (10 oz), rinsed and drained
  Baby spinach 6 Ounce
  Basil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), chopped
  Parmesan cheese 1 Tablespoon
  Red pepper flakes 1 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste

1) Cook pasta according to package.
2) Heat olive oil in a large saute pan before adding
garlic. Once garlic is tender add tomatoes and
turn heat down to med low and let simmer.
3) Once tomatoes start to break down (about 5-7
minutes) add beans and spinach and cover until the
spinach begins to wilt down.
4) Toss in cooked pasta. Add basil, red pepper and
season with salt and pepper to taste.
5) Top with grated parmesan cheese and enjoy!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Stir Fried
Pasta, Spinach
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
If you always enjoyed healthy, simple and delicious cooking, then this video will surely satisfy you. Famous chef Dani explains that healthy and simple food can be cooked to be delicious as well. However, you should have proper idea to do that. Watch the video to learn - how to prepare a simple and quick penne pasta meal, which is simultaneously nutritious as well as delicious.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 638 Calories from Fat 105

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 11 g17.2%

Saturated Fat 1.2 g6.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 2.5 mg0.8%

Sodium 462.8 mg19.3%

Total Carbohydrates 105 g34.8%

Dietary Fiber 11.2 g44.8%

Sugars 8.4 g

Protein 23 g46.3%

Vitamin A 79% Vitamin C 63.2%

Calcium 17.4% Iron 21.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Penne Pasta With Spinach And Tomatoes Recipe Video