Phase 1 Pasta Primavera

1/2 lb brown rice ziti, cooked per package directions

1 small onion, diced

4 oz. mushrooms, sliced

1 clove garlic, minced

1 t. dried Italian herbs

sea salt and freshly ground pepper

1 (15 oz) can diced tomatoes with juices

1 (15 oz) can cannelini beans, drained and rinsed

2 c. spinach leaves, packed

Place onion, mushrooms, garlic and tomatoes with their juices in a large skillet over med high heat. Bring to a boil and let cook until vegetables are tender, about 10 minutes. Stir in the Italian herbs, salt and pepper.  Add the cannelini beans, reduce the heat to low and simmer until beans are heated through, about 5 minutes.  Add the spinach and allow to wilt, stirring to combine.  Stir in the pasta. Simmer, stirring occasionally until heated through, 5 to 10 minutes longer.