White beans and escarole combine with tomatoes in a tasty departure from the pasta norm.Try a whole wheat ravioli, which is a great source of fiber. Fiber, also found in white beans, will help you to feel full longer.

Karen Levin


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting salt and fat.

  • Combine the beans, tomatoes, basil, oregano, and red pepper in a large saucepan. Bring to a boil; stir in escarole. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 3 minutes or until escarole is wilted. Stir in pasta and 1/4 cup water; cook 1 minute or until thoroughly heated. Sprinkle with cheese.

Nutrition Facts

329 calories; fat 7g; saturated fat 4g; mono fat 1g; poly fat 1g; protein 19g; carbohydrates 49g; fiber 11g; cholesterol 32mg; iron 5mg; sodium 484mg; calcium 270mg.