One-Pot Spaghetti with White Beans & Spinach

31 Mar

I love the idea of one-pot cooking.  It is just so fascinating to me.  One pot to cook with… one pot to clean?!  Heaven.

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One-Pot Spaghetti with White Beans & Spinach

Serves 6

 

1/2 large yellow onion, chopped small

3-4 cloves garlic, minced

1 (14 ounce) can crushed tomatoes, low or no salt added

1 to 1 1/2 Tbsp Italian seasoning

1 vegan bouillon cube, no salt added, crumbled

Pinch red pepper flakes, to taste

Fresh ground black pepper, to taste

1/2 to 1 tsp sea salt

3 cups water

1 box dried spaghetti

1 (15 ounce) can white beans

2 cups fresh organic baby spinach

 

Directions:

 

In a large pot, layer in the onions, garlic, canned tomatoes and dried ingredients, breaking the spaghetti if necessary (I broke all of the spaghetti noodles in half).  Pour the water over top.

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Turn the heat to medium-high and bring to a boil; lower the heat and let simmer with a lid.  Stir occasionally to prevent the spaghetti from sticking to the bottom of the pan.

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Cook for 10-12 minutes, or until the spaghetti is cooked al dente and the liquid has thickened into an amazing sauce; turn off the heat and add the spinach and white beans.  Stir and let the spinach wilt.

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Enjoy immediately and tomorrow for leftovers.  The taste just gets better with age :D

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6 Responses to “One-Pot Spaghetti with White Beans & Spinach”

  1. Maria Tadic (@mewinebrenner) April 1, 2014 at 11:42 am #

    I’ve seen a few recipes for one pot pasta! I never woulda thought you could do it! Can’t wait to try – one pot is the best!!!

  2. Oh, wie yummi! April 2, 2014 at 9:12 am #

    This looks delicious! And just one pot to clean – perfect :-)

  3. Jennifer Arent April 2, 2014 at 10:03 pm #

    All ingredients that I love love love! I can’t wait to cook up a batch of Great Northerns so I can make this! Thanks!!!

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