Garlicky Spaghetti with Beans & Greens

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 236.0
  • Total Fat: 9.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 19.1 mg
  • Sodium: 457.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 27.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.5 g
  • Protein: 10.3 g

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Number of Servings: 6


    8 oz. uncooked spaghetti
    3/4 tsp. kosher salt, divided
    2 TBSP minced garlic
    1/2 tsp crushed red pepper
    2 cups grape tomatoes
    1 16 oz can cannellini beans, rinsed & drained
    5 oz. arugula leaves
    2 TBSP fresh lemon juice
    1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese


1. Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting fat and salt. Drain pasta in a colander over a bowl, reserving 1/2 cup pasta water. Place pasta in a small bowl. Add 1/4 tsp. salt, tossing gently. Set aside, and keep warm.

2. Return pan to medium heat. Add oil, garlic, and pepper; cook 2 minutes or until garlic is slightly browned, stirring occasionally. Stir in remaining 1/2 tsp salt, tomatoes, and beans; cook 2 minutes. Add pasta; cook 4 minutes, stirring frequently. Add reserved pasta water and arugula, tossing gently to combine. Remove from heat. Stir in lemon juice and cheese.

6 1&1/3 cup servings

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user DOBBYHOUSEELF.

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  • Made this last night and it was really good! Servings seemed very large as well, which is a nice change! :) - 9/17/09

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