9.12.2010

Dinner : Whole Wheat Pasta with White Beans, Zucchini and Yellow Squash


Add whole wheat pasta to boiling salted water and cook according to package instructions.  While pasta is cooking, sautee a few minced cloves of garlic in some olive oil, add a sliced zucchini and a sliced yellow squash and the zest of a lemon.  When the vegetables begin to soften, add 1/2 small can of white beans (rinsed and drained).  Puree the other 1/2 can of rinsed beans with the juice of the lemon, a few leaves of basil, olive oil and water to a creamy consistency.

Add the puree to the vegetables, season with salt and pepper and cook until heated through.

Toss with cooked pasta and top with grated parmesan cheese.
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