Butter bean and tomato pasta recipe

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serves:

4

Skill:

easy

Cost:

cheap

Cooking:

15 min

Nutrition per portion

RDA
Calories 425 kCal 21%
Fat 5g 7%

Butter beans and smoky bacon are the perfect mix in this super-quick-to-prepare pasta dish

Ingredients

  • 3 rashers smoked back bacon, fat removed
  • 350g carton fresh tomato sauce
  • 400g can butter beans, rinsed and drained
  • 350g (12oz) dried orecchiette or shell pasta shapes
  • Handful fresh parsley, chopped

Method

  • Grill or dry-fry the bacon until crisp, then cut into small pieces using kitchen scissors.

  • Heat the tomato sauce and butter beans in a saucepan.

  • Meanwhile, cook the pasta according to pack instructions, then stir through the hot sauce, along with the bacon and parsley. Serve at once.

Top tip for making Butter bean and tomato pasta

You could use a ready-made jar of tomato sauce. We like Seeds Of Change's Organic Tomato and Basil Pasta Sauce.

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