Fusilli with Garbanzo Beans

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by jmelyn

One of my favorite dinners to throw together after a busy day at work. Very easy. I think I got this from Good Housekeeping. Prep/cook time is approximate.

Top Review by kitkat 2

Quick, easy & delicious. Next time I'll probably add something spicy to it, but it was great as is. Thanks!!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook pasta as label directs.
  2. Meanwhile, in 12 inch skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat.
  3. Add onion and cook, covered for 5 minutes, stirring often.
  4. Stir in garlic and oregano and cook for 30 seconds.
  5. Stir in beans, vinegar, salt and pepper; cook 5 minutes, stirring often.
  6. When pasta has cooked to desired doneness, remove 1 cup cooking water and reserve.
  7. Drain pasta; return to saucepot.
  8. Add spinach, bean mixture and reserved cooking water; toss gently to combine.
  9. Notes: I usually use the large corkscrew pasta istead of fusilli.
  10. Actually, I've made it with several kinds of pasta--whatever I have on hand.
  11. Even egg noodles worked fine.
  12. Strangely, fusilli was my least favorite pasta to make this with.
  13. Also, I use the chopped garlic that comes in a jar.
  14. And thawed, frozen spinach works fine--you'll need much less of the reserved water.

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