Simple Bean and Pasta Salad

YIELD 8 servings

Ingredients

12 ounces cavatappi, penne or ziti pasta
1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil
1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
1/2 cup finely shredded basil
3/4 cup shaved or grated Parmigiano Reggiano cheese
1 (15-ounce) can cannellini beans, drained
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
1 cup fresh mozzarella, diced, or perlini balls

Instructions

1. Cook pasta until al dente. Drain but do not rinse. Add remaining ingredients. Stir gently.

Photography by Teresa Blackburn. This recipe originally appeared asSimple Bean and Pasta Salad onrelish.com.

For more bean recipes on relish.com, check out the following:

White Bean Crostini

Bean and Tomato Toss

Middle Eastern Bean Salad

67 comments

inspector thirtyseven

Thank you

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Jonathan Harper
Jonathan Harper3 years ago

ty

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Tanya W.
Tanya W3 years ago

Chick peas might be nice...almost beans

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Tanya W.
Tanya W3 years ago

Might have to leave the beans oht

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Tanya W.
Tanya W3 years ago

Noted thanks

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Natasha Salgado
Past Member 3 years ago

Simple filling! Thanks

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Vicky P.
Vicky P3 years ago

yum

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Roxana Saez
Roxana Saez3 years ago

My best meals are eaten vicariously through this site since then I don't have to worry about tummy woes :O) TYFS...looks yum ;O)

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ERIKA SOMLAI
ERIKA S3 years ago

thank you

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Marija Mohoric
Marija M3 years ago

ty

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