Pasta with White Beans and Fresh Herbs

Angela Gray

By
@angiemath

A great friend gave me this recipe many years ago and it is a dinner time staple at my house. Macaroni, parmesan cheese, fresh herbs, garlic and tomatoes make this dish a family favorite !


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Serves:

4

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Ingredients

1 can(s)
diced tomatoes, undrained
1
onion, diced
1
carrot, diced
2
garlic cloves, minced
2 Tbsp
chopped fresh parsley
2 tsp
chopped fresh basil or 1/4 tsp. dried basil
1 tsp
dried oregano
1/4 c
olive oil, extra virgin
1 tsp
salt
1/2 tsp
pepper
2 tsp
sugar
1 can(s)
16 oz cannellini beans or white kidney beans, drained
1 can(s)
garbanzo beans, drained (optional) i love them
8 oz
macaroni or what small pasta you have on hand
2 Tbsp
margarine
1/4 c
parmesan cheese, shredded
garnish with fresh herbs

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Drain tomatoes, reserving 1/4 cup liquid.
2
Saute onion and next 5 ingredients in hot oil in a large skillet until onion is tender.
3
Add tomatoes, reserved liquid, salt, pepper, and sugar.
4
Cover, reduce heat and simmer for 10 min.
5
Stir in beans; recover and simmer another 10 min.
6
Toss cooked macaroni with butter:; top with bean mixture and sprinkle with parmesan cheese.
7
Serve immediately with crusty French bread. Garnish as desired, I use fresh herbs.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pasta
Regional Style: Italian
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: Healthy