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Pasta With Spinach, Garbanzo Beans And Golden Raisins

The key to this recipe is to have the pasta and "sauce" completed at the same time. Do not overcook. This is a great recipe for two cooks in the kitchen. Nutritional Analysis Per Serving: Calories 405; Fat (grams) 10; Percent calories from fat 22; Percent polyunsaturated 4; Percent saturated 4; Percent monounsaturated 14; Cholesterol (milligrams) 50; Sodium (milligrams) 560; Protein (grams) 15; Carbohydrate (grams) 64; Fiber (grams) 4.

Type: Low Fat, Pasta
Courses: Main Course
Serves: 4 people

Recipe Ingredients

2 tablespoons 30mlOlive oil
4   Garlic cloves - mashed
4 cups 584g / 20ozChopped fresh spinach
1/2   Garbanzo beans - (19 oz can) - drained
1/2 cup 80g / 2.8ozGolden raisins
1/4 teaspoon 1.3mlCracked peppercorns
1/2 cup 118mlUnsalted chicken broth
4 teaspoons 20mlGrated Parmesan cheese
4 cups 948mlCooked pasta

Recipe Instructions

Cook pasta until "al dente." In a large skillet, saute the mashed garlic in the olive oil. Add the garbanzo beans and the chicken broth. Stir until warmed. Add the raisins and the spinach. Heat just until spinach is wilted. Do not overcook.

Divide over cooked pasta. Top with Parmesan cheese and cracked peppercorns. Serve immediately.

This recipe yields 4 servings.

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