For those days when I get home late and just want a warm meal, I stir up tomatoes, garlic and butter beans. Ladle it over noodles if you're in the mood for pasta. —Jessica Meyers, Austin, Texas
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- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 2 garlic cloves, minced
- 2 cans (14-1/2 ounces) no-salt-added petite diced tomatoes, undrained
- 1 can (16 ounces) butter beans, rinsed and drained
- 6 cups fresh baby spinach (about 6 ounces)
- 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- Hot cooked pasta and grated Parmesan cheese, optional
In a large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add garlic; cook and stir 30-45 seconds or until tender. Add tomatoes, beans, spinach, Italian seasoning and pepper; cook until spinach is wilted, stirring occasionally. If desired, serve with pasta and cheese.
Freeze option: Freeze cooled bean mixture in freezer containers. To use, partially thaw in refrigerator overnight. Heat through in a saucepan, stirring occasionally and adding a little water if necessary. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Tomato & Garlic Butter Bean Dinner in Simple & Delicious February/March 2015
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Reviewed Apr. 30, 2016
"Really liked this recipe. Was even quicker to get ready when I used leftover pasta I had stored in the freezer."
Reviewed Jan. 4, 2015
"I love butter beans, and usually have all of these ingredients on hand. I really liked this recipe."