Recipe: Beans & Pasta

Beans & Pasta


2 lbs of 17-bean mix  (Mine came from Trader’s Joe’s.)
2 32-oz organic chicken broths
1 large tsp of minced garlic
2 lbs organic, whole grain pasta
2 or 3 handfuls of diced, organic carrots
1/3 of a lb of fresh, organic spinach
10 large, diced mushrooms
1 large, diced red onion
1 jar of organic spaghetti sauce
1 package of lean turkey burger

Soak beans overnight with 2 tbs of baking soda. Drain and rinse. Cook per instructions using the chicken broth in place of water. Add in carrots and garlic. Cook until tender.

Cook pasta according to instructions. Rinse and drain. Add to bean mix. Toss in spinach.

Saute mushrooms and onion. When a nice brown, add to bean mix.

Brown  turkey burger and add to bean mix.

Add entire jar of spaghetti sauce and stir ingredients together.

Heat and serve. Possibly add shredded cheese as a topping.