Beans and Greens
- cal. (kcal) 410
- Makes: 6 servings
- Prep: 15 mins
- Cook: 16 mins
Ronzoni Smart Taste penne pasta
bacon (10 slices), cut crosswise in pieces
cloves garlic, sliced
heads (1 lb each) escarole, trimmed, washed, dried and chopped
15 1/2 -
great Northern beans, drained and rinsed
- Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook according to package directions, about 10 minutes. Drain, reserving 1/2 cup of the pasta water.
- Meanwhile, cook bacon in a large lidded skillet over medium-high heat for 8 to 9 minutes until crispy. Remove with a slotted spoon and reserve 3 tbsp of the drippings in the pan.
- Set drippings over medium heat and add garlic. Cook 1 minute. Add escarole and cook, stirring occasionally, partially covered, for 5 minutes. Uncover and stir in beans, bacon, salt and pepper. Heat through, adding reserved pasta water if dry.
- Place pasta on a platter and add escarole mixture. Top with Parmesan.
Nutrition Information for Beans and GreensServings Per Recipe: 6
PER SERVING: 410 cal., 13 g total fat (4 g sat. fat), 18 mg chol., 506 mg sodium, 64 g carb. (15 g fiber), 18 g pro.