Penne with White Beans & Spinach

Prep Time: 5 min  |  Cook Time: 15 min  |  Servings: 4  |  Calories: 451
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Penne with White Beans & Spinach
Prep Time
5 min
Cook Time
15 min

Put this pasta dish together and dazzle your dinner guests with a hearty blend of savory white beans cooked with tomatoes, rosemary and pepper flakes with baby spinach leaves. Once the pasta is tossed with all the freshly cooked ingredients, a topping of Sargento® Shredded Reduced Fat 4 Cheese Italian makes for perfect authentic melted flavor.

  • 8 oz. penne pasta, uncooked
  • 1 pkg. (10 oz.) baby spinach leaves
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 can (14-1/2 oz.) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 can (15 oz.) great northern or cannellini beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 Tbsp. minced fresh rosemary or 1 tsp. dried rosemary
  • 1/2 tsp. red pepper flakes or ground black pepper
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 cup (4 oz.) Sargento® Shredded Reduced Fat 4 Cheese Italian or Sargento® Shredded Parmesan Cheese
  1. Cook pasta in boiling water according to package directions.
  2. Meanwhile, heat oil in a large saucepan. Add garlic; cook 2 minutes. Add tomatoes, beans, rosemary and pepper flakes. Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat; simmer 10 minutes. Stir in spinach just until wilted.
  3. Drain pasta; return to same pot. Add tomato mixture; toss well. Transfer to four shallow bowls; top with cheese.

Serving Size 4

Calories 451

*Percent Daily Values (DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Amount/Serving %DV*
Total Fat 10.20g 16%
Sat. Fat 3.70g 19%
Mono Unsat. Fat 3.70g
Poly Unsat. Fat 1.10g
Cholesterol 16mg 5%
Sodium 676mg 29%
Total Carbohydrate 68g 23%
Dietary Fiber 11g 44%
Sugars 0g
Protein 24g
Vitamin A 716RE
Vitamin C 28mg 47%
Calcium 397mg 40%
Iron 7mg 39%