Mediterranean Pasta

Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 6
This market pasta dish is a light and refreshing entrée that can be prepared in 25 minutes or less.


  • 2 cups dry whole-wheat penne pasta
  • 1 (15.5 oz) can white beans, drained & rinsed
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil, divided
  • 1 large zucchini, diced
  • 1 green bell pepper, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 (14.5 oz) can no-salt-added diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1/2 tsp dried rosemary
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese, divided


  1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Add beans during last 1-2 minutes of cooking to warm beans. Drain & set aside.
  2. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, heat oil over medium-high. Add zucchini, bell pepper & garlic. Cook 4-5 minutes or until edges begin to brown, stirring frequently.
  3. Reduce heat to low. Stir in tomatoes. Cover & cook 3-4 minutes, or until tomatoes are warm.
  4. In a large serving bowl, add pasta & beans. Add rosemary & 1/4 cup cheese. Toss to combine.
  5. To serve, spoon zucchini mixture over pasta & top with remaining 1/4 cup cheese.


Change it up! Try making a lighter version of this dish with zucchini pasta.

Nutrition Facts

6 servings per recipe
Serving size (343g)
Amount per serving
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12g 3%
    Saturated Fat 15g 15%
    Trans Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 10mg 3%
Sodium 310mg
Total Carbohydrate 53g 19%
    Dietary Fiber 10g 36%
    Total Sugars 6g  
Includes 0g Added Sugars
Protein 15g  
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 150mg 10%
Iron 3mg 15%
Potassium 691mg 15%
* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.


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