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Pasta E Fagioli

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Ingredients
  Dried great northern beans 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Water 2 Quart
  Vegetable cooking spray 1 (Olive Oil Flavored)
  Olive oil 1 Teaspoon
  Finely chopped red onion 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Finely chopped celery 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Minced garlic 1 Tablespoon
  Chopped fresh rosemary 2 Teaspoon
  Chopped fresh sage 2 Teaspoon
  Peeled seeded chopped tomato 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1 Teaspoon
  Pasta 8 Ounce, uncooked
  Coarsely chopped fresh spinach 3 Cup (48 tbs)
Directions

Sort and wash beans; place in a Dutch oven.
Cover with water to a depth of 2 inches above beans; let soak 8 hours.
Drain and rinse beans.
Combine beans and 2 quarts water in pan.
Bring to a boil; cover, reduce heat, and simmer 1 hour.
Transfer 2 cups beans, without liquid, to container of an electric blender or food processor; top with cover, and process until smooth.
Return to pan.
Coat a large nonstick skillet with cooking spray; add oil.
Place over medium heat until hot; add onion and next 4 ingredients, and saute 5 minutes.
Add onion mixture, tomato, salt, and pepper to bean mixture.
Cook over medium-low heat 15 minutes.
Add pasta, and cook an additional 20 minutes, stirring frequently.
Add spinach, and cook 2 minutes or until spinach wilts.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Main Dish
Dish: 
Noodle
Ingredient: 
Pasta

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