Holy Protein Batman! This delicious recipe has some major protein at 59 grams per serving! This yummy stew will keep you warm and full on a winter's night but won't break the bank!
ONE-POT TUSCAN WHITE BEAN STEW
Serves 4 / Serving Size: about 2 cups
¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
4 garlic cloves, thinly sliced ($0.69)
¼ teaspoon red pepper flakes
1 can (14.5 ounces) diced tomatoes ($0.98)
4 cups low-sodium vegetable broth ($1.99)
1 teaspoon kosher salt
½ teaspoon ground black pepper
1 cup dried chickpea pasta, shells ($2.95)
1 can (15 ounces) white beans, drained ($0.89)
1 bunch lacinato kale, stems removed, roughly chopped ($2.49)
Toasted bread and shaved vegetarian parmesan to serve, optional ($1.99+ $2.99)
Total Recipe Cost: $14.97
Heat olive oil in a large pot over medium heat. Add garlic and red pepper flakes and cook until fragrant, about 2 minutes. Add diced tomatoes (with juice) and continue cooking for an additional 2 minutes. Add vegetable broth, salt, pepper, and pasta. Bring to a simmer and cook until pasta is tender, about 10 minutes. Add white beans and kale and stir to wilt. Serve with toasted bread and garnish with parmesan cheese.