- 2 tbsp olive oil
Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…
- 2 onions, thinly sliced
Onions are endlessly versatile and an essential ingredient in countless recipes. Native to Asia…
- 2 garlic cloves, crushed
- 350g pumpkin, diced
Pumpkins are the most famous of all the winter squashes, and are most associated with Halloween…
- 400g can chopped tomatoes
- 400ml vegetable stock
- 350g spaghetti
- 420g can mixed beans in a mild chilli sauce
- handful Parmesan (or vegetarian alternative)
Parmesan is a straw-coloured hard cheese with a natural yellow rind and rich, fruity flavour. It…
Heat the oil in a saucepan, then fry onions for 8 mins, until softened and just beginning to brown. Add the garlic and pumpkin, then fry for a further 5 mins, stirring occasionally. Stir in the tomatoes and stock. Bring to the boil, then cover and simmer for 15 mins, until the pumpkin is tender.
Meanwhile, cook the spaghetti in a large pan of boiling water according to pack instructions.
Add beans to the sauce, cook for 3-4 mins, until heated through, then season. Drain spaghetti well, return to pan, then stir in the sauce. Divide between serving bowls, then serve sprinkled with the cheese.