Hearty Bean and Pasta Stew
This hearty meatless stew is low calorie and protein-rich. Ready in under 30 minutes, this stew is comforting on a cold winter day.
Serves: 4, 1 cup each
1 can (14-16 oz) chopped tomoto or crushed tomato
3/4 cup uncooked macaroni shells (or other shape as desired)
1/4 cup onion, chopped
1/4 cup green pepper, chopped
1 Tbsp fresh or 1 tsp dried basil
1 tsp Worchestershire sauce
1 clove garlic, finely chopped
1 can (16 oz) kidney beans, drained
1 can (14.5 oz) chickn broth
1 can (8 oz) garbanzo beans, drained
1. Mix all ingredients in a 2 quart saucepan. Heat to boiling, stirring occasionally. Reduce heat; cover and simmer about 15 minutes, stirring occasionally, until pasta is tender.