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Beany pasta pot

Beany pasta pot

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • Cook:
  • Easy
  • Serves 4

A superhealthy dish - counts as 2 of your 5-a-day

  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian
Nutrition: per serving
HighlightNutrientUnit
kcal233
fat7g
saturates2g
carbs35g
sugars11g
fibre5g
protein10g
low insalt0.94g
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Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp sunflower oil
  • 1 onion , finely chopped
  • 1 large apple , cored and chopped
  • 410g tin chopped tomatoes with garlic and herbs
  • 300ml carton passata
  • 290g tin borlotti beans , drained and rinsed
  • 3 tbsp red pesto
  • 300g leftover cooked pasta or 220g pack ready-to-use pasta

Method

  • STEP 1

    Heat oil in a pan and gently fry the onion for 3 mins. Stir in the apple and cook for 2-3 mins until both have softened. Stir in tomatoes, passata and beans.

  • STEP 2

    Bring to the boil, then simmer gently for 10 mins. Stir in the pesto and pasta, mixing well until the pasta is heated through. Serve in bowls with crusty bread.

Recipe from April 2006, April 2006

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Rating: 4 out of 5.19 ratings
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