High fibre bean & veggie pasta

Prep Time: 5 mins
Cooking Time: 12 mins
No of Serves: 2

Recipe courtesy of Sophie Hofto, Accredited Practising Dietitian

Ingredients

  • 200g wholemeal pasta, cooked
  • ¼ red onion, diced
  • 1 medium sized chilli, roughly chopped
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 large carrot, grated
  • ½ cup passata sauce
  • 140g mixed beans, rinsed
  • Basil, 1-2 sprigs
  • Handful of spinach (around 30g)
  • ¼ cup water
  • Feta cheese, to serve (not included in nutrition information)

Nutrition Information (per serve)

Energy 1674 kJ (400 calories)
Protein 20g
Total Fat 1g
Carbohydrates 61g
Saturated Fat 0.3g
Sugars 13g
Dietary Fibre 23g
Sodium 802mg

Method

  1. Place pasta into boiling water and cook as per cooking instructions.
  2. Add onion, garlic and chilli into a warmed non-stick pan. Sautee until onion becomes translucent.
  3. Add carrot and passata sauce to pan, stir. Simmer for 4-5 minutes. Add rinsed beans, torn basil, spinach and water. Simmer for a further 2-3 minutes.
  4. Combine cooked pasta and vegetable sauce. Place in two bowls and sprinkle on crumbed feta as desired.