- Servings Per Recipe: 8
- Amount Per Serving
- Calories: 491.4
- Total Fat: 3.6 g
- Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
- Sodium: 576.2 mg
- Total Carbs: 58.8 g
- Dietary Fiber: 7.4 g
- Protein: 13.1 g
Shells with White Beans and BeefSubmitted by: ANNE_SP
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 pound beef fillet, cut into 1-inch cubes
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 small onion, finely chopped
2 ribs celery with leaves, finely chopped
3 cloves garlic, finely chopped
1 can (28 ounces) crushed tomatoes
2 cans (15 ounces each) cannellini beans, drained and rinsed
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
1/2 teaspoon dried basil
1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
1 pound medium-size shells
Grated cheese (optional)
2. Add onion and celery to skillet and cook, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes. Add garlic and cook for 1 minute. Stir in tomatoes, beans, oregano, basil, red pepper flakes and remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer, covered, for 12 minutes. Stir occasionally.
3. Meanwhile, cook pasta following package directions, about 8 minutes. Drain, reserving 1 cup of the cooking water. Place drained pasta back into pot. Add the bean mixture, cooked beef with accumulated juices and the reserved cooking water to the pasta.
4. Serve with grated cheese, if desired.
Serving Size: Makes 8 servings
Number of Servings: 8
Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user ANNE_SP.