Pasta and Beans

Pasta and Beans


"This recipe is so quick and has been in my Italian family for years!"


20 m servings 279 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 279 kcal
  • 14%
  • Fat:
  • 6.4 g
  • 10%
  • Carbs:
  • 46g
  • 15%
  • Protein:
  • 9.8 g
  • 20%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 228 mg
  • 9%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a medium size saucepan heat the olive oil. Saute onion until tender. Stir in tomatoes and entire can of beans. Let simmer for 10 minutes.
  2. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add penne pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain.
  3. Mix pasta with bean mixture and salt as desired.
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  1. 62 Ratings


After reading the instructions on this dish, I thought it needed a little something more. I added italian seasoning while simmering, dropped in some spinach leaves once the simmering was comple...

This was one of those nights where I desperately needed groceries but didn't want to go. So I searched for a recipe that contained ingredients I did have and "wa-la" Pasta and Beans it is! A goo...

This was absolutely delicious! I love Italian cooking and cuisine and cook it often. This was a simple, yet delicious and satisfying meal. I doubled the entire recipe to make sure I'd have a ...

This is delicious as written. Not all Italian dishes are seasoned with basil and oregano. You certainly can add any spice you want, but this dish is great as written. I seasoned "to taste" wi...

Yummy! Easy to make and delicious. I made some very minor changes, but the original recipe was good. I sauteed the onion and then added about 7 or so cloves of minced garlic. I added salt, p...

Simple, healthy, but lacking something. I have used a similar recipe that adds, garlic, lemon and sage. It is much tastier!

I liked this recipe....but I felt like it was a little the second time I made it I took some of the suggestions of the other adding spinach and parm and a little more ...

Good but very basic recipe, so adding your own twist is needed. I added garlic to the sauted onions, as others had suggested. I also added cumin, chili powder, and crushed pepper, along with th...

I doubled this recipe and took it in a casserole dish to a pot luck. Everyone loved it, including my husband! The hardest part was finding the beans, but it was worth the extra effort.