Heat up the oil in a medium saucepan and sauté the garlic for 1 minute. Add the onions and sauté 1 to 2 minutes. Add the tomatoes (with the liquid) and the beans (with the liquid), water, Italian seasoning, red pepper, and sea salt. Stir, cover and bring to a boil. Cook for 4 to 5 minutes. Remove the lid and stir in the alphabet pasta. Cook, uncovered, over medium heat for 10 minutes or until the pasta is done. Just before serving, stir in the basil and black pepper to taste.
Per serving - 114 calories, 2 gram fat (19% calories from fat), 5 gram protein, 19 gram carbohydrate, 5 gram fiber, 0 milligram cholesterol, 147 milligram sodium