Healthy Recipes

Pasta e Fagioli
dashed separator
Servings: 8
Ingredients and Preparation
Ingredients Measures
Olive oil 2 tablespoons
Chopped onion 1 cup
Garlic cloves, minced
No salt added stewed tomatoes, undrained 2 cans (14½ ounces each)
Low sodium vegetable broth 1 can (15 ounces)
Water 3 cups
Cannellini beans, drained 1 can (15 ounces)
Red kidney beans, drained 1 can (15 ounces)
Green pepper, diced 1 cup
Fresh parsley, chopped ¼ cup
Basil leaves 1 teaspoon
Black pepper ¼ teaspoon
Oregano ½ teaspoon
Rosemary 1 teaspoon
Uncooked small shell pasta 4 ounces

  1. Heat oil in large pot or Dutch oven over medium heat until hot; add onion and garlic.
  2. Cook until onion is translucent.
  3. Stir in tomatoes with liquid, broth, water, beans, parsley, basil, pepper, oregano, and rosemary.
  4. Bring to a boil, stirring occasionally, and then reduce heat to low.
  5. Simmer, covered for 10 minutes.
  6. Add pasta and simmer for 10 to 12 minutes until pasta is tender.
  7. Serve immediately with whole wheat bread and side salad.

Diabetic Exchange
Fruit: 0; Vegetables: 2; Meat: 0; Milk: 0; Fat: 1; Carbs: 2; Other: 0

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1/8 recipe
Calories 230
Calories from Fat 40
Total Fat 5 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 140 mg
Total Carbohydrate 38 g
Dietary Fiber 9 g
Sugars 7 g
Proteins 10 g
Vitamin A 15% DV
Vitamin C 45% DV
Calcium 6% DV
Iron 15% DV
dashed separator
healthy living calculator
Current Research From Top Journals

Music May Improve Sleep Quality in Adults with Insomnia
October 2015

Insomnia can make your days miserable and a cure can be hard to find. There are some medications but there is some worry with side effects and the potential for addiction. Music is side effect free and according to this study may help you find sleep.

dot separator
previous editions

CPAP May Help Older Adults with Obstructive Sleep Apnea
September 2015

Water Before Meals May Promote Weight Loss
August 2015

Fecal Transplants Induce Ulcerative Colitis Remission
July 2015

dashed separator


Our Free Newsletter
click here to see all of our uplifting newsletters »