Kuehne June 2019
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Courgette Linguini with Bean & Tomato Sauce

The Vegetarian Society Happy, Healthy and Delicious
Serves: 2
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Replacing pasta with courgette linguini is a clever way to reduce the calorie content of this dish, as well as adding another portion of vegetables to your daily intake.

Preparation time: 20 mins
Cooking time: 10 mins

Serves 2

Ingredients

  • 4 large courgettes
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • ½ small red chilli, finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp capers, rinsed
  • 40g black olives, pitted & chopped
  • 200g cannellini beans, drained & rinsed
  • 227g chopped tomatoes
  • 2 tbsp tomato purée
  • 10g flat leaf parsley, finely chopped

Method

  1. 1. Prepare the courgette linguini by peeling lengthways with a julienne peeler to create long thin strips, then set aside
  2. Heat oil over a medium heat, add the garlic and cook gently. Add the chilli, capers and olives, cooking for 1 minute
  3. Add the cannellini beans, chopped tomatoes and tomato purée, cook for another 5 minutes then remove from heat and stir through the parsley
  4. Bring a large pan of water to the boil. Place the courgette linguini in the pan and boil for 30 seconds then drain
  5. Put the drained courgettes into two bowls and top each with the bean and tomato sauce and serve
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