White Beans & Bow Ties

White Beans & Bow Ties Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Total Time: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
Makes: 4 servings



  • 2-1/2 cups uncooked whole wheat bow tie pasta (about 6 ounces)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 medium zucchini, sliced
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 large tomatoes, chopped (about 2-1/2 cups)
  • 1 can (15 ounces) cannellini beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can (2-1/4 ounces) sliced ripe olives, drained
  • 3/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese


  1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain, reserving 1/2 cup pasta water.
  2. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat; saute zucchini until crisp-tender, 2-4 minutes. Add garlic; cook and stir 30 seconds. Stir in tomatoes, beans, olives and pepper; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, until tomatoes are softened, 3-5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. Stir in pasta and enough pasta water to moisten as desired. Stir in cheese.


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