Mediterranean Butter Beans with Wholemeal Pasta
- 1.5 tsp balsamic vinegar
- 1 tsp soya sauce
- 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
- 1 tsp garlic granules
- 50g of chopped tomato
- 1/2 tsp of maple syrup
- 50g of butter beans, rinsed and drained
- wholemeal or lentil pasta
- 1 carrot sliced
- 1/4 cup of peas
- Some Coriander, chopped
- 2 tablespoons of salsa
- 2 tsp of chilli and tomato pesto (leave this out if you want vegan)
- Salt to taste
- Sharp knife
- Chopping board
Except for the coriander, put everything in a saucepan and cook for 10-15 minutes. Ensure the pasta is tender before serving. Use the coriander to garnish.
Soak the pasta for 20 minutes beforehand.
Did you know that tomatoes are actually a fruit, but are classed as a vegetable by nutritionalists?
Tomatoes have zero cholesterol and has vitamins A and C.
Butter beans contain roughage, iron, magnesian, vitamin B-6 and protein.
Wholemeal or red lentil pasta contains a higher count of roughage than its white counterpart.