The WINK kitchen is all fired up this morning, and Chef Vinny from Neopolitan Gourmet is here to show us how to make pasta e fagioli or better known as pasta and beans.
PASTA E FAGIOLI ( Pasta and Beans)
1 lb. Pasta
1 can Cannellini Beans
1 can tomatoes
4 cloves garlic
¼ c EVOO
S & P to taste
Put up pot of water in 8 quart pot
Saute garlic in EVOO until golden on med-low heat in 2 qt saucepan
Add tomatoes and beans with liquid and cook for 10-15 minutes on med-low heat, covered.
Add salt and pepper
When water is boiling, add pasta to pot. Cook as directed on package.
Strain Pasta and add bean mixture, Stir
You may reserve some water and add as desired if you like it more soupy.
Sprinkle with cheese
Serves 2-4 people
THE NEAPOLITAN GOURMET 5415 AIRPORT ROAD NAPLES, FL 239 594-8285