Rating
5
Average: 5 (3 votes)
Active time
10 minutes
Total time
20 minutes
Yield
8 servings
Nutritioni
Ingredients

1 pound uncooked orecchiette (preferably whole grain)

2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

Cooking spray or a little extra-virgin olive oil

3 garlic cloves, minced

¾ cup chopped sun-dried tomatoes, packed without oil

¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper

1 (15-ounce) can cannellini beans, rinsed and drained

3 cups trimmed arugula or baby spinach

1 cup fresh basil leaves, coarsely chopped (1-ounce package)

1 tablespoon grated lemon rind

3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice

1 teaspoon kosher salt

5 tablespoons pine nuts, toasted

¼ cup (1 ounce) grated Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese

Instructions
  1. Cook the pasta according to the package directions. Drain. Place the pasta in a large bowl and drizzle with the olive oil, tossing to coat.
  2. Heat a large Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Coat the pan with cooking spray or a little exra-virgin olive oil. Add the garlic and sauté for 1 minute or until the garlic begins to brown. Add the pasta mixture, tomatoes, pepper, and beans. Cook for 2 minutes, stirring constantly. Stir in the arugula, basil, lemon rind, lemon juice, and salt. Cook for 1 minute or until the arugula wilts.
  3. Spoon 1½ cups of the pasta mixture into each of 6 shallow bowls. Top each serving with 2 ½ teaspoons of pine nuts and 2 teaspoons cheese. Serve immediately.

Steven Petusevsky

How'd it Taste?

Alyssa
5
This recipe was simple and delicious. I will definitely make this again!
Stevph
5
This was very tasty even without the full amount of basil. I also left out the pine nuts and cheese. The lemon flavor was very good. I have no idea how anyone could make this in 20 minutes though. It took me about an hour.
julia Lo
0
it will be inspired with video how to do it if i see the video I probably will love to try. thank you,
Hannah-Oldways
0
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Diana
5
Delicious! I used spinach instead of arugula and cooked as written. This was my first use of pine nuts, and I was very pleased. I am making this again for dinner tonight.

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