• Vegetable cooking spray
  • 3 cups thinly sliced or chopped cabbage
  • 1 small onion, coarsely chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon crushed caraway seeds
  • 2 cans (15 ounces each) reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 can (15oz) cannellini or Great Northern beans, rinsed, drained
  • 1/2 cup (4 ounces) mostaccioli (penne), uncooked
  • Salt and pepper, to taste


  1. Spray large saucepan with cooking spray; heat over medium heat until hot. Saute cabbage, onion, garlic, and caraway seeds until cabbage begins to wilt, 8 to 10 minutes.
  2. Add chicken broth, water, and beans to saucepan; heat to boiling. Stir in pasta; reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, until pasta is al dente, about 15 minutes. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

Recipe Yield: Makes: 8 Servings (about 1 cup each)

Nutritional Information Per Serving:

Calories: 107
Sodium: 175 milligrams
Protein: 7 grams
Carbohydrates: 22 grams

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Diabetic Exchanges

1 Vegetable, 1 Bread, 1/2 Meat

Book Title: 1,001 Delicious Recipes for People with Diabetes

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