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With spicy peppers, sweet cherry tomatoes, earthy beans, and lots of fresh herbs, this well-balanced meatless recipe is a meal in itself. Just serve with a glass of iced tea.

Nancy Hughes
Recipe by Cooking Light May 2003


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7 servings (serving size: 1 cup)


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Instructions Checklist
  • Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting salt and fat.

  • While pasta cooks, combine tomatoes, spinach, peppers, cheese, capers, basil, and beans in a large bowl. Drain pasta; rinse with cold water. Add pasta, juice, and oil to tomato mixture; toss gently. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

208 calories; calories from fat 30%; fat 7g; saturated fat 2.3g; mono fat 2.8g; poly fat 0.6g; protein 10.8g; carbohydrates 26.7g; fiber 4.8g; cholesterol 9mg; iron 2.4mg; sodium 955mg; calcium 112mg.