Pasta and Beans

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

Original recipe makes 4 servings


1 1/2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
1 onion, chopped
2 tomatoes, chopped
1 (15 ounce) can cannellini beans
2 cups penne pasta
salt to taste

  • PREP

    10 mins

  • COOK

    10 mins


    20 mins


  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.


Calories: 279 kcal
Carbohydrates: 46 g
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Fat: 6.4 g
Fiber: 6.1 g
Protein: 9.8 g
Sodium: 228 mg