Warm Pasta with Spinach, White Beans & Asiago Cheese

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by KTVB

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Posted on December 14, 2009 at 7:38 AM

Updated Monday, Nov 22 at 8:29 PM

Warm Pasta with Spinach, White Beans and Asiago Cheese

Serves 4 servings (serving size: 2 cups)

8 cups coarsely chopped spinach leaves

4 cups hot cooked cavatappi - spiral-shaped pasta (about 6 ounces

uncooked)

1/2 cup shredded Asiago cheese

2 T olive oil

1/4 t salt

1/4 t freshly ground black pepper

1 (19-ounce) can cannellini beans or other white beans, drained

2 garlic cloves, crushed

Cracked black pepper (optional)

Combine first 8 ingredients in a large bowl and feel free to try whole wheat pasta and lessen the amount of cheese or oil if you so desire.

Toss well. Sprinkle with cracked black pepper. Nutrition per serving:

400 calories, 12 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 55 g carbohydrates, 19 g protein, 7 g fiber, 465 mg sodium

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