This comforting and flavorful vegetarian dish is packed with protein.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine


Recipe Summary

30 mins
1 hr 10 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • 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; protein 14.5g; carbohydrates 53.3g; dietary fiber 10.1g; sugars 3.1g; fat 7.7g; saturated fat 1.3g; vitamin a iu 5562.4IU; vitamin c 15mg; folate 128.2mcg; calcium 129.5mg; iron 4.4mg; magnesium 118.5mg; potassium 564mg; sodium 198.3mg.

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2 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 0
  • 4 star values: 1
  • 3 star values: 0
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 0
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
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