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Pasta with Great Northern Bean Sauce Recipe

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Recipe provided by chef instructor Chanel Martinez of Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts in Los Angeles

4 servings

Ingredients:

  • 1 - 15 oz. can great northern beans
  • 8 oz. pasta
  • 1 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 cup onion, chopped
  • 1/2 tsp. cayenne
  • 1/4 tsp. ground black pepper
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tbsp. all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 1/4 cup water
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions:

  1. Cook pasta according to package instructions.

  2. Sweat (cook over low heat) the onion, cayenne, black pepper and garlic together in the olive oil.

  3. Add in the flour.

  4. Add in the milk and water.

  5. Add in the beans.

  6. Blend until smooth.

  7. Season with salt and pepper. Serve over the cooked pasta.

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