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Pasta with dried beans

Recipe from: 4/8/1993 12:00:00 AM
Ingredients 10
Servings 5
Time +/- 20 min


  • 250
    pasta shells or any other shape
  • 250
    sugar or butter beans, soaked overnight
  • 1
    onion, finely chopped
  • 1
    green pepper, seeded and diced
  • 15
    curry powder
  • 1
    large, ripe tomato, skinned and cubed
  • 20
    tomato purée
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • little sugar
  • 1
    large butternut, skinned and cubed


+/- 1 hr 30 min
Boil the pasta in rapidly boiling salted water until al dente. Drain well. Pour off the water in which the beans were soaked, cover the beans with fresh cold water and boil until soft. (Season with salt at the end of the cooking time.) Sauté the onion and green pepper in a little oil until soft. Add the curry powder and stir-fry for another minute. Add the cubed tomato, tomato purée and seasonings. Simmer until a thick sauce is formed. Boil the butternut in a little water until soft. Drain and add to the tomato mixture. Also add the pasta and beans, blending well. Heat through and serve with a salad, if desired. Serves 4-6.

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