No overwhelming flavors here - just the right blend for a great weekday dish for your family! I felt good about making this for my family because its nutrient rich with veggies, beans and beans. I paired it with arugula salad and roma tomatoes as well as a sour dough roll. Will definitely make this again!
From EatingWell: December 2006
Fiber-rich beans stand in for the beef and pork in this surprisingly rich-tasting vegetarian take on pasta Bolognese. Without the meat, the dish has only a third of the fat and 80 percent less saturated fat. To make the perfect meal, serve with a peppery arugula salad and warm, crusty Italian bread.
31 Reviews for Bean Bolognese
Great recipe! My husband doesn't tend to like recipes that have more than a handful of items mixed in but he liked this one! I paired it with arugula and roma tomatoes with great value's light buttermilk ranch and sourdough bread! I appreciate that this is a tasty healthy recipe - will be making this again!
I made this today and it was perfect!
I am trying to incorporate a meatless meal one day a week. Pasta is a "go to", especially with my kids on the swim team, but typical pasta was getting old. This is a great alternative, full of protein, flavor, and, dare I say, comfort without the guilt! If you like a little heat, a few shakes of red pepper flakes would be a great addition. I will make this again for sure!!
This took me about an hour to make - mostly because the large pot of water takes so long to boil and because of chopping the carrots, celery, garlic, etc. I used this new "garden" fettuccini, which has whole wheat, tomato, and spinach pasta all in one box, which I think gave it a little extra flavor. I also chopped a fresh tomato instead of using the canned version (i'm always weary of how much salt is in canned veggies). It still came out great, however, I think there would have been more juice in the sauce if I had gone with the can.
But, once everything is chopped and boiled, this is very easy to make! And delicious! I shared with a friend and she agreed!