Mushroom and Black Bean Pasta Sauce

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Kathy W

By
@Kattyw

I will admint that this sauce is not lovely to look at. But, it tastes so good!

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

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Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

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  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1 medium
    onion, chopped
  • 4 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 1 c
    hot water
  • 16
    sun-dried tomatoes
  • 1 lb
    mushrooms, sliced (use a variety of baby bellas, shiitake, button, ect.)
  • 1 can(s)
    black beans
  • ·
    salt, to taste
  • ·
    fresh ground pepper, to taste (or if you like, use cayenne for some heat)

How to Make Mushroom and Black Bean Pasta Sauce

Step-by-Step

  1. Rehydrate sun-dried tomatoes in hot water. Reserve liquid, chop tomatoes and set aside.
  2. In large skillet, saute onion and garlic in olive oil until transluscent - about 5 minutes.
  3. Add mushrooms and saute about 5 minutes.
  4. Add sun-dried tomatoes, reserved liquid, black beans with liquid, salt an pepper.
  5. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to medium and cook until sauce starts to reduce and thicken - about 15 minutes. (If your sauce is too thin, you can thicken it with corn starch. Mix 1 T cornstarch in 1/2 cup water. While stirring your sauce, slowly pour in about half of the cornstarch and water. Stir gently while bringing the sauce up to a boil, if still not thick enough add the rest of the cornstarch.)
  6. Check the seasoning and serve either over pasta or mix together with a shape pasta such as penne or ziti.

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About Mushroom and Black Bean Pasta Sauce

Main Ingredient: Beans/Legumes
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Hashtags: #mushrooms, #beans




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