Pasta e fagioli veloce con i legumi in barattolo

Quick pasta and beans with jarred legumes

Preparation time
30 minutes
Cooking time
10 minutes
Total time
40 minutes
Cuisine type


  • 400 g di fagioli cannellini in scatola, scolati e sciacquati
  • 200 g di pasta corta (ditalini, tubetti, o simili)
  • 1 cipolla media, tritata
  • 2 spicchi d'aglio, tritati
  • 400 ml di brodo vegetale o di pollo
  • 400 g di passata di pomodoro o pomodori pelati tritati
  • 2 cucchiai di olio extravergine d'oliva
  • Sale e pepe nero macinato fresco, a piacere
  • Peperoncino in polvere (opzionale)
  • 1 rametto di rosmarino o timo (opzionale); Parmigiano reggiano grattugiato, per servire; Basilico fresco o prezzemolo, per guarnire

Pasta and beans and an inviting scent that emanates from the kitchen inviting us to sit down at the table: it is the secret of a dish poor in ingredients but rich in flavors that makes us feel at home and pampered with every spoonful.
If the cold makes you want steaming dishes ready to reinvigorate you but you don't have much time to spend in the kitchen, our suggestions for an excellent canned pasta and beans they will know how to satisfy your desire for goodness.

Pre-cooked pasta and beans: the reason for the choice

The classic pasta with beans presupposes a long preparation that does not adapt to all rhythms of life: according to tradition, in fact, for the pasta and beans “grandma's recipe” dried legumes are used which must be observed to eliminate any impurities, left to soak overnight (between eight and ten hours) and cooked for a time that can vary from a good hour to two.
Our ideas for one canned pasta and beans recipe , on the other hand, are designed to guarantee a gastronomic treat even to those who are in a hurry but still don't want to give up the properties and taste of a good and comforting dish.

Pasta and beans: quick recipe

Before starting, it is important to remember that this dish has many variations: ranging from simple pasta and beans in clear rich broth Neapolitan pasta and beans with rind and peeled tomatoes, passing through totally vegetable alternatives such as those that include cabbage and potatoes, mushrooms or mixed vegetables.
In any case, opting for preserved legumes instead of dried ones will help you save a lot of time, guaranteeing you a result that has nothing to envy of traditional bean pasta .

How to make pasta and beans: Inserbo's quick pasta and beans

Our pasta and beans “simple recipe” It is based on a few simple steps.
Let's start with the sauté: to make your creamy or dry canned pasta with beans, it is best to start with a fragrant base that recalls the flavors of traditional dishes. Green light for golden onion, carrots and celery in the proportions you prefer, to which you can also add diced bacon or tomato (fresh or concentrated) depending on your tastes.
It's time to move on to legumes: prefer one pasta and borlotti beans or one pasta and cannellini beans ? Whatever your choice, with Inserbo's organic legumes in glass you will just need to pour the beans into the pot, add water and, once it boils, pour in egg or semolina pasta in the quantities most suitable for your table. If you want to get one creamy canned pasta and beans , don't forget to set aside a portion of legumes to blend with a drop of cooking water to thicken the consistency of the dish.

You already have your variant of pasta and beans “quick recipe” ? Try it with Inserbo organic legumes in glass to make one in a short time pasta and beans with canned beans truly irresistible.

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