PLUS Spaghetti with Green Beans & Tomatoes

Menu Part: 
Entree
Cuisine Type: 
Italian
Serves: 
4 to 6 servings

Simple and delicious this dish combines enriched spaghetti, fresh green beans, tomatoes, garlic and shallots.

Ingredients

1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
2 shallots, minced
2 cloves garlic, minced
6 medium tomatoes, diced, peeled, seeded
Salt to taste
Freshly ground black pepper to taste
1 tbsp. fresh Italian parsley, chopped
2 tsp. fresh thyme, chopped
1 box Barilla Plus Spaghetti
2 cups green beans, coarsely chopped

Steps

1. Bring large pot of water to boil. Heat olive oil in large skillet. Add shallots and sauté until golden.

2. Add garlic and cook 1 min. Add tomatoes; season with salt and pepper. Simmer 5 mins. Add parsley and thyme.

3. Cook Plus Spaghetti according to package directions. Add green beans for last 4 mins. of cooking time. Drain and add pasta and green beans to sauce. Mix well and serve.

Recipe by BARILLA

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