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  • Cannellini Beans, Spinach, Roasted Red Pepper on Whole Grain Bruschetta

  • Ingredients:

    (1 serving)

    • 2 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil
    • 1/2 cup of roasted red strips
    • 1/3 cup of frozen spinach (defrosted) or 2 cups of baby spinach
    • 1/2 cup cannellini beans
    • 2oz. whole grain bread toasted - think slices


    Heat the olive oil on medium. Add the red pepper and cook for 3 to 4 minutes. Stir in the spinach and cook for 3 to 4 minutes. Add the cannellini beans, heat through and serve over the toasted bread.

    Per serving:

    • 550 calories
    • 3 vegetables
    • 2 starches

    This recipe was provided by Mary Flynn, PhD, RD, research dietician at The Miriam Hospital. This recipe was part of a recent research study that found that olive oil may produce greater weight loss in breast cancer survivors compared to a more traditional low-fat diet. Find out more about the study and listen to Flynn describe the results.