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Black Bean Quinoa Spaghetti

This Black Bean Spaghetti is a hearty and healthy vegetarian meal that the whole family will love.  Easy to make, this recipe is perfect for a weeknight meal.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Quinoa
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 9
Calories 289kcal
Author Wendy Polisi

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 large onion chopped
  • 1 green pepper chopped
  • 1 red pepper chopped
  • 6 cloves garlic minced
  • 4 cups cooked black beans or 2 cans
  • 1 28 oz can tomato puree
  • ½ cup chopped olives
  • 1 tsp dried basil
  • ¼ tsp crushed red pepper flakes
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 8 ounces Quinoa Spaghetti
  • 1/2 cup fresh grated Parmesan or vegan Parmesan

Instructions

  • Heat olive oil over medium heat. Add onion, green pepper and red pepper. Cook for 10 to 12 minutes, or until tender. Add garlic and cook 30 seconds. Add beans, tomato puree, olives, basil, and red pepper flakes. Salt and pepper to taste. Bring to a boil and reduce heat to a simmer. Simmer uncovered for 20 minutes.
  • Cook spaghetti according to package directions and drain. Place spaghetti on a serving platter and top with bean mixture. Top with Parmesan cheese if desired.

Notes

Servings 8, Calories 326, Fat 5.3g, Carbohydrates 52g, Protein 17.8g, Cholesterol 6mg, Sodium 476mg, Fiber 14.9g, Sugars 10.7g, WW Pts 7

Nutrition

Calories: 289kcal | Carbohydrates: 50g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 4mg | Sodium: 230mg | Potassium: 756mg | Fiber: 9g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 1025IU | Vitamin C: 38.7mg | Calcium: 112mg | Iron: 3.5mg