Sicilian Beans with Pasta

Sicilian Beans with Pasta Image by: Sicilian Beans with Pasta Author: Canadian Living


  • Portion size 4 servings
  • Credits : © CanadianLiving.com

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 onion
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 1 celery stalk
  • 2 bay leaves
  • pinch clove
  • pinch cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 can tomato
  • 1 1/2 cup vegetable stock
  • 1 can drained and rinsed red kidney bean
  • 4 cups pasta shells small
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon rind
  • 1/4 cup grated romano cheese
  • fresh oregano
  • fresh marjoram
  • fresh parsley
  • fresh basil

Method

In saucepan, heat oil over medium-high heat; cook onion, garlic, celery, bay leaves, cloves, salt and pepper, stirring occasionally, for 3 to 5 minutes or until onion is softened.

Add tomatoes and stock, breaking up tomatoes with spoon. Add beans; bring to boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 20 minutes or until thick enough to mound on spoon. Discard bay leaves.

Meanwhile, in large pot of boiling salted water, cook pasta for 8 minutes or until tender but firm; drain and return to pot. Add sauce and lemon rind; toss to coat.

Serve sprinkled with cheese and oregano.

Nutritional facts <b>Per serving:</b> about

  • Sodium 1333 mg
  • Protein 23 g
  • Calories 545.0
  • Total fat 8 g
  • Cholesterol 7 mg
  • Saturated fat 2 g
  • Total carbohydrate 96 g

%RDI

  • Iron 32.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 82.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 16.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 13.0
  • Vitamin C 37.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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