White Beans, Spinach & Tomatoes over Parmesan Toasts

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Serves: 4
Prep Time : 25min

Ingredients :

4 thick slices ezikiel whole-wheat bread (found in shoprite, frozen section)
1/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
2 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
4 cloves garlic, chopped
4 medium plum tomatoes, chopped
1 15-ounce c white beans, rinsed
1 10-ounce b baby spinach
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup vegetable broth
1/4 cup sliced fresh basil, or 2 tablespoons prepared pesto

Cooking Directions :

Step 1

Preheat oven to 450°F.

Step 2

Top bread with Parmesan, place on a baking sheet and bake until the bread is crispy and the cheese is melted, 5 to 7 minutes.

Step 3

Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add garlic and cook, stirring constantly, until fragrant, 30 seconds to 1 minute. Stir in tomatoes and beans and cook, stirring often, until the tomatoes are beginning to soften and the beans are heated through, 2 to 4 minutes. Stir in spinach, pepper, salt and broth and cook, stirring constantly, until the spinach is just wilted, 2 to 3 minutes. Remove from the heat and stir in basil (or pesto). Spoon the bean-and-spinach mixture over the Parmesan toasts and serve hot.

Nutrition Info :

Serving: Per serving
Calories: 270
Carbohydrates: 44g
Fat: 10g
Protein: 13g
Dietary Fiber: 15g
Saturated Fat: 2g
Monounsaturated Fat: 6g
Cholesterol: 4mg
Potassium: 497mg
Sodium: 729mg
Exchanges: 2 starch, 2 vegetable, 2 fat
Carbohydrate Servings: 2

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