Cannellini Bean and Farfalle Pasta Click image to enlarge
Course: Main
Dish: Vegetarian
Serves: 4
Nutritional information per serving:

Per serving:
Calories: 382
Fat: 9g
Protein: 10g
Carbs: 63g
 

 

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Cannellini Bean and Farfalle Pasta

This tasty recipe takes only 10 minutes to prepare and cook, perfect for those on the go.
10 minutes to prepare and cook. Serves 4.
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Ingredients:
500g Easy cook farfalle pasta
1 tbsp olive oil
410g can cannellini beans, drained
1 tbsp green pesto
1 finely chopped red onion
290g can sliced button mushrooms, drained
2 finely chopped courgettes
chicken or vegetable stock cube
Water to cover
Method:

1. Add the olive oil, onion and courgettes to a large, heated pan and allow to cook for a minute. Add the mushrooms and stir together the ingredients. Once stirred, allow to cook for a further two minutes. Add the cannellini beans and pesto and mix together.
2. Crumble a stock cube into the pan, add the pasta and give all the ingredients a good stir.
3. Add enough water to just cover the dry ingredients and allow to simmer for 6-7 minutes, stirring occasionally. The liquid will thicken to a sauce as the pasta cooks.
4. Split into four equal portions and serve.
 

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