Easy Tuscan Pasta
3 tablespoons olive oil
3/4 cup coarsely chopped carrot
1/2 cup onion
1 28-ounce jar garlic and onion spaghetti sauce
1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
1 19-ounce can white beans -- drained and rinsed
3 cups penne pasta -- uncooked
Chopped fresh parsley -- (optional)
In large skillet over medium heat, heat oil; add carrot and onion.
Cook 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, or until tender. Stir in pasta
sauce and crushed red pepper, heat to boiling. Reduce heat; simmer,
covered, 5 minutes.
Add beans; heat through. Meanwhile, cook pasta according to package
directions; drain. Spoon sauce over hot pasta; sprinkle with parsley,
Per Serving: 458 Calories; 12g Fat (22.7% calories from fat); 18g
Protein; 72g Carbohydrate; 12g Dietary Fiber; 0mg Cholesterol; 538mg
Sodium. Exchanges: 4 1/2 Grain(Starch); 1/2 Lean Meat; 1/2
Vegetable; 2 Fat.
SERVING SUGGESTION: Big green salad and some garlic bread!