Mediterranean Pasta with Mozzarella

Mediterranean Pasta with Mozzarella
Servings: 6 Prep 10 mins Cook 15 mins


  • 1 1 pound box (1 pound) penne pasta
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 cans (14-1/2 ounces) diced Italian-seasoned tomatoes
  • 1 can (19 ounces) cannellini or other white beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1 bag (10 ounces) ffresh spinach, chopped (about 8 cups)
  • 4 ounces fresh mozzarella cheese, diced

Make It

1. Bring a pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook 9 to 12 minutes, or until just tender; rinse and drain. Return pasta to pot and toss with 1 tablespoon olive oil.

2. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, heat remaining 1 tablespoon olive oil over medium-high heat. Add onion and cook 3 to 5 minutes, or until onion softens and is lightly browned. Stir in tomatoes, beans, and garlic salt. Bring to a boil; reduce heat to low and simmer 10 minutes. Add spinach and cook 2 minutes, or just until it wilts.

3. Toss tomato-bean mixture with pasta. Transfer to serving bowl and garnish with mozzarella.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 6; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 467, Fat, total (g): 9, carb. (g): 74, fiber (g): 8, pro. (g): 19, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.