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Red Hot Fusilli

A meatless, delicious dinner to make for your family


  • Olive oil 1 tablespoon
  • Garlic, minced 2 cloves
  • Ripe or canned tomatoes, chopped 4 cups
  • Dried basil leaves, crushed 1 teaspoon
  • Dried oregano leaves, crushed 1 teaspoon
  • Ground red pepper or cayenne, to taste
  • Cooked corkscrew pasta 4 cups
  • White beans, drained 1 8-ounce canned
  • Fresh parsley, minced Pepper, to taste 1/4 cup


Adults: Heat oil in medium saucepan; sauté garlic and parsley until golden.
Adults: Chop tomatoes then add with spices. Cook uncovered over low heat for 15 minutes or until thickened, stirring frequently.
Adults: Add white beans and cook just until beans are heated through. Remove from heat and cover until pasta is ready.
Adults: Cook pasta in unsalted water until firm.
Together: To serve, spoon sauce over pasta and sprinkle with coarsely chopped parsley and black pepper.
Adults: Serve hot as a main dish and cold for next day's lunch. *Ground red pepper or cayenne can be used. Add to taste

About this Recipe
  • Serves: 4
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
Submitted By
Meatless Monday Organization
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