One-Pot Kale & White Bean Pasta

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
10 min 15 min 1
One-Pot Kale & White Bean Pasta
Health Highlights
This one-pot pasta dish is both high in protein and vegan-friendly!


2 cup Kale (remove from stem and chop thin)
1/2 clove(s) Garlic
1/2 cup Cannellini beans, canned (rinsed, drained)
1/3 cup Pasta, penne, whole wheat, dry (or 1/2 cup cooked per serving)
1/2 tsp Italian herb seasoning, McCormick
1 dash Black pepper
1/2 tsp Balsamic vinegar
1 tbsp Nutritional yeast


  1. Rinse the kale and slice into thin ribbons. Peel and mince the garlic. Drain and rinse the no-salt canned cannellini beans.
  2. Cook pasta (whole-grain or gluten-free) according to directions on the package. One minute before the pasta is cooked, add kale to the pasta water.
  3. When pasta is cooked and the kale is wilted, drain and return to the pot. Add the beans, minced garlic, Italian seasoning blend, black pepper, and a drizzle of balsamic vinegar. Toss to combine and warm the beans.
  4. Transfer to a bowl and sprinkle with the nutritional yeast.

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 399
Calories from fat 48
Calories from saturated fat 6.3
Total Fat 5.3 g
Saturated Fat 0.7 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.6 g
Monounsaturated Fat 0.9 g
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 437 mg
Potassium 1206 mg
Total Carbohydrate 71 g
Dietary Fiber 18.5 g
Sugars 3.0 g
Protein 26.3 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Grain 1.8
Meat Alternative 0.7
Vegetables 2.8

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