Thursday, March 12, 2009

Black Bean Spaghetti

Well, I found another "keeper" recipe that my family loves. You know it's good when everyone comments, "This is good!" within the first bite or two, instead of after the meal is over and you have to ask.

Here goes:

1 large onion, chopped
1 8 oz pkg fresh sliced mushrooms
4 cloves of garlic, crushed
1 green bell pepper, cut into thin strips
2 T. olive oil
2 15 oz. cans of black beans, drained and rinsed
1 28 oz can of diced tomatoes
1 2.25 oz can black olives
1/2 tsp dried basil
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp pepper
1 12 oz pkg spaghetti or angel hair pasta
1 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese

Saute first 4 ingredients in hot oil in a large saucepan over med-high heat until tender. Add beans and next 5 ingredients. Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer uncovered for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Cook spaghetti according to package directions, drain well. Top with sauce. Add Parmesan cheese.

Serves 6.

1 comment:

  1. This sounds yummy!!! Can't wait to give it a try.