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Garlicky White Beans, Sage And Orecchiette

Type: Pasta, Vegetables
Courses: Main Course
Serves: 4 people

Recipe Ingredients

3 cups 711mlOrecchiette
6 cups 240g / 8.5ozFresh sage leaves (medium)
  (or 1 teaspoon dried sage)
2   Garlic cloves
1/2 cup 20g / 0.7ozFresh parsley leaves - (packed)
2 cups 320g / 11ozCooked white beans
  (or a 19-oz can drained white beans)
1/3 cup 78mlOlive oil
1/4 cup 59mlDry white wine
  Salt - to taste
  Freshly-ground black pepper - to taste
1/2 cup 55g / 1.9ozSmall-diced mixed yellow, green and red - for garnish
  Bell pepper
  Grated Asiago cheese - for garnish

Recipe Instructions

Bring large pot of salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook until it is tender.

Cut fresh sage leaves into fine shreds; peel and mince garlic, chop parsley. Rinse and drain canned beans.

Heat olive oil in a medium-size saucepan. Add garlic and sage and cook for 10 seconds. Add wine and cook until evaporated, about a minute. Add beans, cover and simmer until heated through; 2 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in parsley, season to taste with salt and pepper. Keep warm, covered, off heat, until pasta is done.

Drain pasta and return it to the pot, off heat. Stir in bean mixture, toss well and serve immediately garnished with raw peppers. Pass cheese separately.

This recipe yields 4 servings.

PASTA MONDAY TO FRIDAY with Michele Urvater - From the TV FOOD NETWORK - (Show # PS-6559 broadcast 06-07-1998) - Downloaded from their Web-Site -


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