Healthy Harvest Rotini with zucchini, olives and beans in Marinara sauce

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 12
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 158.4
  • Total Fat: 3.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 747.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 28.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 7.1 g
  • Protein: 7.2 g

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Hot and nutritious veggie comfort food. Add a bit of mozzerella, parmesan, or both for some cheesy goodness. Hot and nutritious veggie comfort food. Add a bit of mozzerella, parmesan, or both for some cheesy goodness.
Number of Servings: 12


    8 oz. Ronzoni Whole Wheat Rotini
    1 c. Fresh Zucchini, quartered and sliced
    15 oz Kidney Beans
    15 oz Sliced Black Olives
    24 oz can Hunt's Cheese & Garlic pasta sauce
    15 oz Green beans, cut
    3 oz Morningstar Crumbles or other TVP
    2 tsp Thyme
    1 tsp Oregano
    salt and pepper to taste


Begin to heat pasta sauce in large saucepan (6 quart or larger) on medium. Stir in thyme and oregano. Cook pasta according to instructions on box. While waiting for pasta to boil and sauce to heat, quarter and slice zucchini, and open all cans. Add zucchini, beans, Crumbles, and olives to pasta sauce. Stir occasionally.
When pasta is cooked to your liking, drain it, rinse it, and throw it in with your pasta sauce. Heat mix until hot throughout, stirring occasionally.

Yields 12 1-cup servings.

Number of Servings: 12

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user SANOURRA.

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  • was trying to get rid of things I had on me so I made this recipe, cause it used some of those items. I made a few changes though. I used crumbled tofu instead of TVP and mushroom spaghetti sauce instead of cheese sauce. I thinly sliced some potatoes and added it on top and baked it. Good, thanks. - 3/5/09

    Reply from SANOURRA (3/6/09)
    That's what I usually do- throw in the veggies and sauce that I have on hand! I wanted the nutritional data to be correct for my tracking, so I listed exactly what I had used this time. I'll have to try it with the potatoes on top sometime. That sounds good!

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