KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The cold weather often leaves us searching for a way to warm up. Try out this recipe for Italian-style white beans for a healthy dish that will help you beat the cold.
Italian-style white beans
Makes 4 servings (1/2 cup)
4 teaspoons olive oil
1 garlic clove, finely chopped
2 teaspoons finely chopped fresh sage, or ½ teaspoon dried
1 teaspoon finely chopped fresh rosemary, or ½ teaspoon dried
1 cup canned diced tomatoes
1 (16-ounce) can cannellini beans, rinsed and drained
¼ teaspoon salt
Freshly ground pepper, to taste
1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh parsley
1 teaspoon red-wine vinegar
In a medium nonstick saucepan over medium-low heat, heat the oil. Sauté the garlic, sage, and rosemary until the garlic turns pale gold, about 5 minutes. Add the tomatoes; raise the heat to medium; cook, stirring occasionally, 5 minutes longer. Add the beans, salt and pepper; reduce the heat and simmer, stirring occasionally, about 5 minutes. Stir in the parsley and vinegar.
Nutritional Information per serving: Calories : 202; Fat: 5g ;Sodium 446mg; Carbohydrate 30g ; Fiber 5g; Protein 12g
(Source: Eat Well, Be Well with Diabetes, University of Missouri Extension)