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 a delicious dish which is liked by the people of every age group. Pesto pasta with black beans by Soniya Saluja is a step by step process which is best to understand for the beginners. Pesto pasta with black beans is a dish which comes from Italian cuisine and is very much popular throughout the worldwide This recipe is perfect to serve 4 people. You can find this dish at almost every restaurant and you can also prepare this at your home. It is an easy recipe which doesn't take so much time. This amazing and mouthwatering Pesto pasta with black beans takes 10 minute for the preparation and 20 minute for cooking. The aroma of this Pesto pasta with black beans make you more hungry and you couldn't stop yourself from having this. When you want to prepare something very tasty and delicious for any party or special occasion then Pesto pasta with black beans will be the best option for you. The flavor of Pesto pasta with black beans is unforgettable and you will enjoy each and every bite of this. Try this Pesto pasta with black beans at your weekends and impress your family and friends.

  • 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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