Ziti with Spinach, Tomatoes, and White Beans

SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
16 min
6 min
10 min
Add 2 cups sliced white or cremini mushrooms to the skillet along with the tomatoes in step 3.


Uncooked pasta

8 oz, ziti or other tube pasta

Olive oil

1 Tbsp

Garlic clove(s)

3 large clove(s), minced

Fresh spinach

1 pound(s), baby leaves

Canned white beans

15½ oz, rinsed and drained

Grape tomatoes

1 cup(s)

Reduced-sodium chicken broth

1 cup(s)

Table salt

¼ tsp

Black pepper

¼ tsp

Grated Parmesan cheese

¼ cup(s)


  1. Cook the pasta according to the package directions, omitting the salt if desired. Drain and keep warm.
  2. Meanwhile, heat the oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add the garlic and cook, stirring, until golden, about 1 minute. Add the spinach, a handful at a time, stirring until all the spinach is wilted, about 2 minutes.
  3. Add the white beans, grape tomatoes, broth, salt, and pepper to the skillet; bring to a simmer over medium-high heat. Cook until the broth is slightly thickened, about 3 minutes. Stir in the pasta and cook, stirring, until heated through, about 1 minute longer. Serve sprinkled with the Parmesan. Yields about 1 1/4 cup per serving.