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Farfalle with Garbanzo Beans and Spinach


1 (10 ounce) package fresh spinach
14 ounces farfalle (bow tie pasta), uncooked
2 teaspoons olive oil, divided
3 cloves garlic, minced
½ cup canned low sodium chicken broth undiluted
½ teaspoon dried oregano
½ teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon freshly ground pepper
1 (15 ounce) can garbanzo beans (chick peas) drained
1 (4 ounce) package crumbled feta cheese
Lemon wedges (optional)


  1. Trim and chop spinach; set aside.
  2. Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting salt and fat. Drain well.
  3. Heat 1 teaspoon oil in a nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add garlic; sauté 3 minutes. Reduce heat; stir in broth and next 4 ingredients. Add spinach; cover and cook just until spinach wilts. Combine cooked pasta and spinach mixture in a large bowl. Add remaining 1 teaspoon oil and cheese; toss well. Garnish with lemon wedges, if desired. Serve immediately. Makes 7 (1 ½ cup) servings

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
Calories 336
Fat 6.8g
Cholesterol 14mg
Protein 13.8g
Carbohydrate 53.5g
Sodium 455mg