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Italian Black Bean Pasta

This 10 minute meal is a weeknight no brainer! We’re giving high protein black bean pasta the Italian treatment with marinara, spinach, and sun-dried tomatoes. This meal has almost 30 grams of protein, no meat needed!

Servings: 1

Total Time: 10 minutes

Nutrition Facts:  304 calories / 36.5g carbs / 28.5g protein / 8g fat

 Italian Black Bean Pasta

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz (56g) uncooked “Explore Cuisine” black bean spaghetti

  • 1 cup (30g) baby spinach

  • ½ cup (125g) “Bertolli” tomato and basil sauce

  • 3 tablespoons (10g) “Bella Sun Luci” sundried tomatoes in oil (drained)

Instructions:

  1. Boil pasta per package directions.

  2. In the meantime, heat marinara sauce, spinach, and sundried tomatoes in a small saucepan over medium heat until warmed through and spinach is wilted (about 3-5 minutes.)

  3. Toss the cooked pasta with the sundried tomato and spinach marinara. Garnish with fresh basil if desired.

 Italian Black Bean Pasta

Notes:

  1. You can use any brand of sundried tomatoes. If you use sundried tomato halves, be sure to slice them into strips.


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