This comforting and flavorful vegetarian dish is packed with protein. Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

Diabetic Living Magazine


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  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Cook the pasta according to package directions. Drain and return to hot pan. Add spinach; toss to combine. Spoon into a 2-quart casserole; set aside.

  • In a small saucepan combine vegetable broth, onion, and garlic. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, about 5 minutes or until onion is tender. Remove from heat and set aside.

  • Place cashews in a food processor. Cover and process until finely ground. Add half of the water and blend until smooth. Add onion mixture, beans, lemon juice, mustard, salt, and pepper. Cover and process until smooth. Transfer to a medium bowl and stir in the remaining water. Stir bean mixture into pasta mixture in casserole. Sprinkle with bread crumbs.

  • Bake, uncovered, about 30 minutes or until crumbs are toasted. Let stand for 10 minutes before serving.

Nutrition Facts

315 calories; 7.7 g total fat; 1.3 g saturated fat; 198 mg sodium. 564 mg potassium; 53.3 g carbohydrates; 10.1 g fiber; 3 g sugar; 14.5 g protein; 5562 IU vitamin a iu; 15 mg vitamin c; 128 mcg folate; 130 mg calcium; 4 mg iron; 118 mg magnesium;

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Rating: 4 stars
We all were pleasantly surprised! The Cabbage did taste like noodles and the dill was an excellent addition. Love Dill.. really fresh taste. Definitely recommend this recipe for anybody who is looking for casserole..yummy! Read More
Rating: 2 stars
Completely flavorless and bland. The first mistake is calling for frozen spinach. Frozen spinach is never good. It sucks all the flavor from the dish. I would suggest buying fresh spinach and wilting it down first and then letting it cool. Also the seasoning amounts are far too conservative. The lemon juice mustard salt and pepper need to be doubled or tripled. I couldn't taste ANY of the seasonings whatsoever. I will NOT be making this dish again. Read More