Quantcast

Greek pasta with white beans and spinach - KOAM TV 7

Greek pasta with white beans and spinach

This recipe is quick, easy, and a perfect way to increase carbohydrate consumption prior to The Big Day. Using beans not only provides protein, but they also provide approximately 15-20 grams of carbohydrate per ½ cup serving.

Serves 8 regularly, or 4 when training

Ingredients:

1 lb. box penne
1 Tablespoon olive oil
1 small onion, diced
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 (14.5 ounce) cans diced tomatoes
1 (15 ounce) can Cannellini or White Beans
1 Tablespoon Italian Seasoning
Ground Black Pepper, to taste
Red Pepper Flakes, to taste
10 ounces fresh Spinach, chopped
½ cup low-fat feta cheese, crumbled

Directions:

Cook the pasta in a large pot of boiling salted water as directed on the package.

Saute onion and garlic in olive oil in a large non-stick skillet until translucent.

Add tomatoes, beans, and seasonings to the skillet. Bring to a boil over medium high heat. Reduce heat, and simmer 10 minutes.

Add spinach to the sauce and cook until spinach wilts, stirring constantly.

Serve sauce over pasta, and sprinkle with feta.

  Serves 4 Serves 8
Calories 440 220
Carbohydrates 76 g 38 g
Fat 7 g 3.5 g
Protein 16 g 8 g
  • Recipes from the KOAM Morning NewsAll RecipesMore>>

  • Crawfish Stew: Part 2

    Crawfish Stew: Part 2

    Tuesday, February 13 2018 9:04 AM EST2018-02-13 14:04:16 GMT

    KOAM’s Tawnya Bach helps New Orleans native Tracy Smith put the finishing touches on her grandmother’s Crawfish Stew.   If you missed the recipe or Part 1 click here. Tracy’s family traditionally serves their Crawfish Stew over rice and with peas and sweet cornbread. SWEET CORNBREAD Ingredients: 1 pkg jiffy cornbread mix ¾ cup sugar ½ tsp vanilla 1 egg 1/3 cup milk Directions: Mix all ingredients. Let rest for five minutes....

    More >>

    KOAM’s Tawnya Bach helps New Orleans native Tracy Smith put the finishing touches on her grandmother’s Crawfish Stew.   If you missed the recipe or Part 1 click here. Tracy’s family traditionally serves their Crawfish Stew over rice and with peas and sweet cornbread. SWEET CORNBREAD Ingredients: 1 pkg jiffy cornbread mix ¾ cup sugar ½ tsp vanilla 1 egg 1/3 cup milk Directions: Mix all ingredients. Let rest for five minutes....

    More >>
  • Crawfish Stew: Part 1

    Crawfish Stew: Part 1

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 1:31 PM EST2018-02-14 18:31:20 GMT

    The KOAM Morning News is Celebrating Mardi Gras…. and “Fat Tuesday” in style with New Orleans transplant, Tracy Smith, and her family’s recipe for Crawfish Stew! Tracy says this recipe also works great after you make a traditional boil – using up all your leftover shrimp, crawfish and sausage. TRACY’S GRANDMA’S CRAWFISH STEW Ingredients: 1 med yellow onion, diced 1 green bell pepper, diced 1 cup fresh parsley 1 garlic clove, minced...

    More >>

    The KOAM Morning News is Celebrating Mardi Gras…. and “Fat Tuesday” in style with New Orleans transplant, Tracy Smith, and her family’s recipe for Crawfish Stew! Tracy says this recipe also works great after you make a traditional boil – using up all your leftover shrimp, crawfish and sausage. TRACY’S GRANDMA’S CRAWFISH STEW Ingredients: 1 med yellow onion, diced 1 green bell pepper, diced 1 cup fresh parsley 1 garlic clove, minced...

    More >>
  • Joplin Business Expo 2018

    Joplin Business Expo 2018

    Monday, January 22 2018 8:43 AM EST2018-01-22 13:43:18 GMT
    Joplin’s Business Expo 2018 opens to the public this Wednesday! KOAM’S Michael Hayslip sits down to with Freeman Hospital CEO Paula Baker and Business Expo Committee Chair Reggie Powers to find out what’s new at this year’s big event.  Admission to the Business Expo at Downstream Casino is $5 and free for children 5 & under.More >>
    Joplin’s Business Expo 2018 opens to the public this Wednesday! KOAM’S Michael Hayslip sits down to with Freeman Hospital CEO Paula Baker and Business Expo Committee Chair Reggie Powers to find out what’s new at this year’s big event.  Admission to the Business Expo at Downstream Casino is $5 and free for children 5 & under.More >>
Provided by Heather Bauer, a Registered Dietician (RD) specializing in the interrelation between eating habits, metabolism, and lifestyle. Visit nu-train for more tips and tricks and sign up for her monthly newsletter.
*DISCLAIMER*: The information contained in or provided through this site section is intended for general consumer understanding and education only and is not intended to be and is not a substitute for professional advice. Use of this site section and any information contained on or provided through this site section is at your own risk and any information contained on or provided through this site section is provided on an "as is" basis without any representations or warranties.
Powered by Frankly

KOAM - Licensed to Pittsburg, Kansas
Send tips, ideas and press releases to: tips@koamtv.com
Send newsroom questions or comments to: comments@koamtv.com
Phone: (417) 624-0233 or (620) 231-0400
Web comments or questions: webmaster@koamtv.com
Newsroom Fax: (417) 624-3158

Powered by WorldNow All content © Copyright 2000 - 2018 KOAM. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.