Orecchiette with White Beans and Spinach

  • Cook Method: Stovetop
  • Dish Type: Main
  • Temp: Medium
  • Prep Time: 5 minute(s)
  • Cook Time: 15 minute(s)
  • Servings: 4
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Ingredients

2 tbsp Olive oil
4 cloves Garlic , finely chopped
2 tsp Vegetable bouillon base
12 oz Orecchiette , (or other short pasta)
2 tsp Thyme , fresh
1 can White beans , small, rinsed
2 cup Baby spinach
1/2 cup Parmesan , finey grated
Black pepper , to taste

Directions

  1. Heat the oil and garlic in a large deep skillet over medium heat until the garlic is lightly golden brown, about 2 minutes.

  2. Remove from heat, add 4 cups water and whisk in the bouillon base.

  3. Add the orecchiette and thyme and bring to a boil.

  4. Reduce heat and simmer, stirring frequently, until the orecchiette is firm-tender, 10 to 12 minutes.

  5. Fold in the beans, spinach, Parmesan and 1/2 tsp pepper and cook until the beans are heated through, about 2 minutes.


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