Pesto pasta with black beans | How to make Pesto pasta with black beans

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About Pesto pasta with black beans

What happens when we mix these cuisines together? Magic? You are correct. This Pasta is not only amazing, but protein packed too. The combination of pasta and beans is terrific. The pesto is made using fresh basil from my garden. You can easily change up the flavors, like you can use cilantro instead of basil or even spinach, as per your preference and liking.

Pesto pasta with black beans is one dish which makes its accompaniments tastier. With the right mix of flavours, Pesto pasta with black beans has always been everyone's favourite. This recipe by Soniya Saluja is the perfect one to try at home for your family. The Pesto pasta with black beans recipe is very simple and can be made in restaurant style using these ingredients. The time taken while preparing Pesto pasta with black beans is 10 minutes and the time taken for cooking is 20 minutes. This is recipe of Pesto pasta with black beans is perfect to serve 4 people. Pesto pasta with black beans is just the appropriate option to prepare when you have a get together or party at home. Be it kids or grownups, everyone just absolutely love Pesto pasta with black beans. So do try it next time and share your experience of cooking Pesto pasta with black beans by commenting on this page below!

  • Prep Time10mins
  • Cook Time20mins
  • Serves4People

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Pesto pasta with black beans

Ingredients to make Pesto pasta with black beans

  • For pesto: 1 cup Basil/Cilantro (I have made this Pasta dish with cilantro pesto )
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 cup walnuts
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 cup parmesan cheese , optional
  • For the dish:
  • 1 box of whole wheat pasta, boiled
  • 1 can black beans /red beans
  • 1/2 tsp cheyenne pepper
  • 1/2 cup red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1/2 green bell pepper, chopped
  • 3-4 tbsp pesto (add more according to your taste)
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 2- 4 Tbsp water
  • Lime
  • Salt to taste

How to make Pesto pasta with black beans

  1. For the pesto: Put all ingredients in a food processor and blend it. Store in a glass container in the fridge. Enjoy it with sandwich & pasta.
  2. Cook pasta as directed on the box. When the pasta is ready, drain most of the liquid, leaving a little still in the bottom of the pot (about two or three tablespoons).
  3. Add olive oil in a pan on a medium heat.
  4. Then add in red and green bell pepper, black beans and cheyenne pepper, cook on a medium heat for 5 minutes.
  5. Add pesto and water. Mix well in pan until all the ingredients are nicely blended. Let it cook for about five more minutes.
  6. Add pasta to the beans mixture and mix well in pan. Then add salt to taste and squeeze in some lime juice to give that Zing!

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