From the book Magic Beans
by Patti Bazel Beil, MS, RD, CDE, John Wiley and Sons, 1996, reprinted
with permission from the author - available from Amazon.com.
tablespoon olive oil
cup sliced green onions (white and green parts)
teaspoon black pepper
teaspoon cayenne pepper
clove garlic, minced
1/2 ounce cans no-added-salt whole tomatoes, undrained and chopped
ounce can black beans, rinsed and drained
cups hot cooked pasta (choose any shape)
ounce can artichoke hearts in water, drained and quartered
- Heat oil in a large non-stick
skillet over medium heat.
- Add green onions, and sauté
- Add oregano, basil, salt,
peppers, garlic, and tomatoes; cover and simmer 10 minutes.
- Add beans; cover and simmer
an additional 5 minutes.
- Combine bean mixture, hot
cooked pasta, and artichoke hearts in a large bowl.
- Toss well. Serve warm or
at room temperature.
3/4 cup servings.