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White Beans and Greens pasta
Garlicky White Beans & Greens Pasta
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian, Vegan
Keyword: beans, greens, pasta, tinned food
Servings: 4
Calories: 476 kcal
Author: Louise-Claire Cayzer
  • 250 g pasta , I like to use penne
  • 1 tin white beans , rinsed.
  • 4-5 cloves garlic , finely chopped
  • 1 small white onion or large banana shallot , finely diced
  • 1/2 cup white wine (or 1 Tbs mirin & 1/3 cup water)
  • 1 tsp Marigold Stock Powder (or other vegetable stock/bouillion powder)
  • 200 g Half a small green cabbage chopped OR 1 big handful of kale OR other greens , chopped
  • 2 tbs fresh rosemary , finely chopped: You can also used oregano, thyme or sage. Fresh or dried.
  • 2 Tbs olive oil
  • Salt & Pepper to taste
  1. Put the pasta water on to boil.
  2. Meanwhile in a skillet or large frying pan gently fry the garlic & onions.
  3. Add in the beans, rosemary, wine (or mirin & water) plus the marigold stock powder & simmer for a few minutes, squishing the beans a bit with a fork to release a bit of their creamy starch.
  4. Add the pasta to the pasta water.
  5. Add the greens into the beans, mix around & clamp a lid of some type over the lot & let it all steam to wilt the greens.
  6. Once the pasta is cooked al dente, reserve a little of the cooking water, then drain. Mix in with the beans & greens, adding a little of the reserved water if it looks a little dry.
  7. Serve in bowls with crunchy, spicy, herby breadcrumbs
Nutrition Facts
Garlicky White Beans & Greens Pasta
Amount Per Serving
Calories 476 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Fat 9g14%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 1mg0%
Sodium 158mg7%
Potassium 966mg28%
Carbohydrates 77g26%
Fiber 10g42%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 19g38%
Vitamin A 5024IU100%
Vitamin C 63mg76%
Calcium 123mg12%
Iron 4mg22%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.