Pasta may be a compromise meal for dyed in wool traditional foods eaters, but for many families it’s a stock dinner every week. This recipe takes spaghetti night and upgrades it a level to include nutrient-dense legumes and offers a fabulous homemade sauce –option for those who make their own pasta.
The Everything Beans Book will have twenty pages of beany information, including all you could possibly want to know about legume nutrition, how to cook dry beans, and lots of time-saving tips for managing beans weekly in your kitchen. It also offers 30 bean recipes, for the bean lovers of the world and the bean haters (like this one).
Simple symbols tell you at a glance how much work the recipe will take, whether it’s kid-friendly or not, and whether it’s super cheap or a bit more pricey. This sample recipe has a work intensity of 1 out of 3 (easy and quick!), the highest kid-friendly rating, and a mid-range cost because of the cheese. Honestly, we’re talking beans here, so even a “3 of 3″ rating for cost will still be far less expensive than serving a roast chicken or a lasagna.
Recipe: Pasta with White (Bean) Sauce
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PS – “White beans” can be great northern or cannelini. I use the former because they’re less expensive.