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Spicy Mediterranean Pasta

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Spicy Mediterranean Pasta

Spicy Mediterranean Pasta

A delicious vegetarian pasta dish with flavors of the Mediterranean

PREP TIME 25 minutes

COOK TIME 25 minutes


6 servings (1 cup each)


1 can (15 oz ea) cannellini beans, drained, rinsed
1 Pound fresh broccoli, separated into florets
4 clove garlic, finely chopped
1 can (14.5 oz ea) Hunt's® Diced Tomatoes with Balsamic Vinegar, Basil & Olive Oil, undrained
1/4 Cup olive oil
1 Pound dry rigatoni pasta, uncooked
1/2 Teaspoon salt
1/4 Teaspoon ground black pepper
1/2 Teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes


  1. Cook pasta in large saucepan according to package directions, adding broccoli to the cooking water for the last 2 minutes of the pasta cooking time.
  2. Heat oil in large skillet over medium heat while cooking pasta. Add garlic; cook and stir 2 minutes, or until crisp-tender. Add tomatoes with their liquid, the beans and red pepper; cook 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. Drain pasta mixture, reserving 1 cup of the cooking water. Return pasta and broccoli to same saucepan. Add tomato mixture, salt and pepper; toss to coat. If pasta mixture is too dry, add the reserved cooking water, 1/2 cup at a time, until sauce reaches desired consistency.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1 cup
Vitamin C 36.6 mg
Iron 3.6 mg
Vitamin A 1158.6 iu
Calories 424
Total Fat 12.5 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Saturated Fat 1.6 g
Sodium 762.4 mg
Carbohydrate 65 g
Dietary Fiber 6.9 g
Protein 13.1 g
Sugars 4.7 g
Calcium 79.3 mg

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