Whole Wheat Pasta with Beans and Greens (Rita Heikenfeld)

Ingredients

  • 1 pound any short whole wheat pasta, boiled
  • 1/4 to 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 2 cans 14.5 oz each, diced tomatoes, low sodium
  • 2-3 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 3 cans beans, drained: (choose your favorite beans)
  • 8 oz any fresh green
  • Romano or Parmesan cheese for sprinkling on top

Directions

  1. Heat oil and add garlic.
  2. Cook for a minute over low heat.
  3. Add everything but greens and cheese.
  4. Bring to a boil.
  5. Lower to a simmer and cook until pasta is done, about 15 minutes.
  6. Add fresh greens.
  7. Stir until just wilted.
  8. Pour over pasta.
  9. Sprinkle with cheese.