Orecchiette with Sautéed Cannellini Beans and Zucchini

Orecchiette with Sautéed Cannellini Beans and Zucchini

Orecchiette with Sautéed Cannellini Beans and Zucchini



Servings:
6 Servings
Quantity
Ingredients
4 tablespoons
Olive oil
1/2 each
Brown onion, finely chopped
3 each
Garlic cloves, finely chopped
2 each
Zucchini (medium), 1/2-inch cubes
2, 14.28 oz cans
Carmelina Brands® Italian Cannellini Beans, rinsed and drained
2, 14.28 oz cans
Carmelina 'e... San Marzano® Italian Datterini (Petite Peeled Date Tomatoes) in Puree
To taste
Salt and black pepper
12 ounces (dry)
Orecchiette Pasta, cooked al dente
Garnish
Parmesan cheese (shaved)
1 tablespoon
Fresh basil, chiffonade

In a large saucepan, heat oil over medium heat. Add onions and garlic, and sauté until translucent; about 5 to 7 minutes. Add zucchini and continue to cook for an additional 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add Carmelina Brands® Italian Cannellini Beans and carefully stir in the Carmelina ‘e…San Marzano® Italian Datterini (Petite Peeled Date Tomatoes) in Puree. Bring sauce to a boil, and then reduce down to a simmer.  Season to taste with salt and pepper.  Continue to cook on low heat for about 10 minutes. Check seasonings. Toss the sauce with cooked Orrechiete pasta, garnish with Parmesan cheese and basil, and serve.  Mangia bene!

Recipe created by Chef Giacomo Pagano on behalf of Mangia, Inc.