the beans before the addition of pasta
1 pkg. fresh butter beans, approximately 2 cups
Water to barely cover, add more if necessary
2 Tbsp. oil
2 tsp. veggie bouillon
3 cloves garlic, slice thin
1 tsp. dried tarragon
Pepper to taste
1 Tbsp. Earth Balance
4 oz. whole wheat pasta
Vegan Parmesan cheese
using a large "bowl" shaped pasta catches the bean mixture
this brand of pasta is whole wheat and carries the Earth Fare label
In a medium saucepan, place the beans, water, oil, bouillon, garlic, tarragon and pepper. Being to a boil, turn heat down and simmer for 30 minutes. Add the Earth Balance and stir together.
Meanwhile cook the pasta. Drain. Mix all together and serve with the vegan cheese.