The addition of creamy white beans and slightly-bitter escarole to jarred marinara result in a hearty pasta sauce. Try it over whole-wheat rigatoni or slices of seared storebought polenta, topped with freshly grated Parmesan cheese. Source: EatingWell Magazine, January/February 1995

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  • Heat oil in a saucepan over medium heat. Add garlic and stir until golden, about 30 seconds. Add marinara sauce, escarole, beans and wine. Bring to a simmer and cook for 1 minute. Season with salt and pepper.


Nutrition Facts

143 calories; 3.5 g total fat; 0.5 g saturated fat; 659 mg sodium. 651 mg potassium; 22.9 g carbohydrates; 6.7 g fiber; 1 g sugar; 6.6 g protein; 1165 IU vitamin a iu; 11 mg vitamin c; 119 mcg folate; 86 mg calcium; 2 mg iron; 24 mg magnesium;