Pasta and Red Beans

  • Yield: 8 servings


5cups low-sodium vegetable broth
1teaspoon cumin
1tablespoon chili powder
1/2teaspoon minced garlic
8ounces uncooked pasta
1/2cup diced green bell pepper
1/2cup diced red bell pepper
3/4cup diced onion
1can (15-ounce) can no-salt-added kidney beans, rinsed and drained


  1. Combine broth, cumin, chili powder and garlic in slow cooker. Cover and cook on high until mixture comes to a boil. Add pasta, vegetables and beans. Stir together well. Cover and cook on low 3 to 4 hours.

Recipes from 500 Heart-Healthy Slow Cooker Recipes by Dick Logue, Fair Winds Press, 2010.