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Pasta and Beans

High Fiber Recipe

Cooked rice, a vegetable blend, red kidney beans, Mexican style tomatoes and Cheddar cheese.

Pasta and beans salad

Recipe Ingredients

1 pound whole wheat elbow macaroni
2 cans stewed tomatoes
2 cans kidney beans, drained
1/4 cup parsley
2 teaspoons minced garlic
1 teaspoon dried thyme
Pepper to taste
1 cup low fat shredded Cheddar cheese

Recipe Directions

Macaroni pasta

Cook macaroni, drain.

While macaroni cooks, bring tomatoes, beans, and spices to a boil over medium heat.

Add macaroni, cover and simmer for about 10 minutes. Pour into a serving dish and sprinkle with cheese and serve.

Nutrition Information

Recipe makes 8 servings
Calories: 317; Total Fat: 2g; Fiber: 15g

High Fiber TipHigh Fiber Tip

Raw or fresh vegetables, such as cabbage are high in fiber. (Lettuce is actually low in fiber.)

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