Cheesy Pasta With Tomato Butter Bean Sauce

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READY IN: 1hr 15mins
SERVES: 3-4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • Caramelize onions/shallots and garlic in pan.
  • As they caramelize mash in food processor (or with knife) butter beans until you have about 1/2 cup bean paste. Do not smash all of the beans, only enough to get the 1/2 cup!
  • Add bean paste, tomatoes, fennel, and as much of the remaining butter beans as you like to onions.
  • Add salt, pepper, basil, oregano, parsley, pepper flakes, and water.
  • Let sauce boil cook on med heat until desired thickness (about 20 minutes).
  • Cook penne in salted water.
  • While penne cooks saute mushrooms in saucepan.
  • When both mushrooms and penne are cooked, drain penne and add pasta, milk, pepper, garlic powder and cheese to saucepan with the mushrooms.
  • Cook until cheese is melted.
  • Dish pasta mixture into bowls and serve with sauce over it.
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