Pasta With Bean Marinara

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Instead of meat sauce, this recipe uses bean sauce to make a delicious vegan Italian dinner
The Better Bean Company

This recipe was contributed by The Better Bean Company.

This recipe is a protein-packed vegan alternative to your typical pasta with meat sauce. Skip the beef and use beans instead to kick the fiber, and the flavor, up a notch!

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4
Servings
791
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1 Cup Cuban spiced black beans, preferably Better Bean Cuban Black Beans
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2-3 baby bella mushrooms
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • One 16-ounce box penne pasta
  • One 24-ounce jar jar Marinara sauce
  • 4 Ounces vegan mozzarella cheese (or Parmesan if non-vegan)
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

Directions

Cook pasta accordingly.

Heat oil in skillet, then add chopped garlic, onion and mushrooms.

Cook ingredients for about 5 minutes on medium.

Add Marinara to skillet, then add the Cuban Black Beans and stir.

Let this cook for about 5 more minutes.

For each serving, place one quarter of the cooked pasta in a bowl, and top with one quarter of the sauce and cheese to taste. Makes 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
12g
18%
Sugar
22g
N/A
Saturated Fat
2g
12%
Cholesterol
3mg
1%
Protein
32g
64%
Carbs
139g
46%
Vitamin A
180µg
20%
Vitamin B12
0.2µg
3.9%
Vitamin B6
0.7mg
34.4%
Vitamin C
7mg
11%
Vitamin E
5mg
24%
Vitamin K
31µg
39%
Calcium
319mg
32%
Fiber
15g
61%
Folate (food)
269µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
269µg
67%
Iron
6mg
31%
Magnesium
192mg
48%
Monounsaturated
5g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
10mg
50%
Phosphorus
632mg
90%
Polyunsaturated
3g
N/A
Potassium
1750mg
50%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.4mg
26.4%
Sodium
953mg
40%
Thiamin (B1)
0.6mg
41.1%
Zinc
4mg
29%

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