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Tuscan Fettuccine Pasta

Quick Tuscan Fettuccine Pasta with Butter Beans
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings 2 servings
Calories 368kcal
Author Healing Tomato

Ingredients

For the Pasta

  • Water to boil pasta
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 nest Tuscan Fettuccine Pasta

For the beans and tomatoes

  • 2 Tbsp butter
  • 3 cloves garlic thinly sliced
  • 10 cherry tomatoes on the vine Or 1 branch
  • 1/4 cup butter beans
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper crushed
  • basil for garnish

Instructions

Prepare The Pasta

  • In a saucepan, add 1 quart of water
  • Add 1/2 tsp of salt
  • Set the heat to high and then bring the water to a boil
  • Add 1 nest of the pasta
  • Cook until tender 7-9 min
  • Drain the pasta water and set aside

Prepare the beans and tomatoes

  • In a saucepan, add 2 tbsp of butter
  • Keep the heat at very low
  • Add 3 cloves of thinly sliced garlic (sliced lengthwise)
  • Add 1 branch of cherry tomatoes on the vine (or about 8 cherry tomatoes)
  • Keep the cherry tomatoes in one spot and just keep pouring the melted butter and garlic on them
  • Once the cherry tomato skin has started to wrinkle (about 6-8 minutes), remove them and place them on the plate
  • In the remaining butter, add 1/4 cup of butter beans (from a can)
  • When the butter beans have browned on both sides, add the cooked pasta
  • Add 1/2 tsp of salt (optional) and 1/2 tsp of crushed black pepper
  • Gently mix the ingredients
  • You can mix in the tomatoes or set them on the side of the pasta when you plate them
  • Garnish with fresh basil
  • Serve immediately

Notes

Nutritional Info is Approximate

Nutrition

Calories: 368kcal