Kidney Bean Pasta Sauce

Number of Servings: 2 (220g)
Active Time: 10 Minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes

This hearty bean-based sauce can be served over your favorite pasta or used as a topping for a sloppy joe.


  • 1 med. onion, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 (15 oz.) can no-salt-added kidney beans
  • 2 T. balsamic vinegar
  • 2 T. tomato paste
  • 1/2 t. smoked paprika
  • 1/2 t. cayenne pepper
  • 1 t. dried oregano


  1. Add onion and garlic to a large skillet with a few tablespoons of water. Cook until translucent.
  2. Add beans, balsamic vinegar, tomato paste, paprika, cayenne and oregano. Cook for 5-10 minutes. Add a bit more water if too thick. Mash beans to desired texture.

Nutrition Facts

2 servings per container

Serving Size 220g

Amount per serving
Calories 165
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0.5g 1%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.5g
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 210mg 9%
Total Carbohydrate 33g 12%
Dietary Fiber 9.5g 32%
Total Sugars 9g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 13g
Protein 8g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 75.8mg 6%
Iron 2.9mg 15%
Potassium 635mg 15%
Vitamin A 31.9mcg 4%
Vitamin C 7.6mg 8%
Vitamin E 0.5mg 6%
Vitamin K 11.9mcg 10%
Thiamin 0.2mg 15%
Riboflavin 0.1mg 8%
Niacin 2.4mg 15%
Vitamin B6 0.2mg 10%
Folate 46.6mcg 12%
Vitamin B12 0mcg 0%
Biotin 1.9mcg 6%
Chloride 13.8mg 0%
Pantothenate 0.3mg 0%
Phosphorus 163.3mg 15%
Iodine 1.1mcg 0%
Magnesium 50.6mg 10%
Zinc 1mg 10%
Selenium 2.2mcg 4%
Copper 0.2mg 20%
Manganese 0.6mg 25%
Chromium 0mcg 0%
Molybdenum 2.8mcg 6%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.


Kidney Beans (red Kidney Beans, Water, Salt, Potassium Chloride, Calcium Chloride Added As A Firming Agent And Disodium Edta Added To Promote Color Retention), Onion, Tomato Paste, Balsamic Vinegar, Garlic, Oregano, Paprika, Cayenne Pepper.

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