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Pasta with white beans and olives | Torchiette

Do you want a fast and delicious meal for lunch or dinner? Great, than you will love these Pasta with white beans and olives. It´s a winning combo.
Course 30 minutes recipe
Cuisine Italian
Keyword noodles, Pasta,, tomatao
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 3 bowls
Author Klaraslife


  • 300 g Torchiette
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • fresh thyme
  • 1 chili pepper
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 125 g white beans tin
  • 120 g of small tomatoes halved
  • 100 g of olives pitted
  • 4 heaped tbsp of tomato paste
  • 1 pinch of cinnamon
  • 1 tbsp salt for cooking water
  • Sea-salt
  • Sugar
  • black pepper from the mill


  • Cook pasta according to the package instructions al dente. Safe some pasta water.
  • Finely chop garlic, thyme and chili. Halve the tomatoes. Stone the olives (it´s safer). Wash and drain white beans.
  • Heat olive oil in a saucepan, then add the garlic and let it take on some color. Then add the chili, thyme, pepper, sugar, cinnamon and the tomato paste. Carefully fry. Then pour pasta water until the desired consistency is achieved.
  • Now add the olives and the beans and refine with a piece of butter.
  • Remove from heat and add the fresh tomatoes.
  • Finished.


Recommendation: season with sea salt and mix the sauce with the al dente cooked orecchiette just before consumption.