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Tuscan White Bean Pasta

Tuscan White Bean Pasta

Lunch/Supper Crediting for Ages 3-5

Total Time

35 minutes

Serving Size

1 pasta dish



meat grain veg


Meat/Meat Alternate, Grains, Vegetable


  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup white onion, diced
  • 1 1/2 cup carrots, diced
  • 2 (24 oz) jars pasta sauce
  • 1/2 tsp dried sage
  • 3/8 cup parmesan cheese
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 cup vegetable broth
  • 2 (15 oz) cans cannellini beans or navy beans, drained and rinsed
  • 4 oz whole wheat linguine, cooked


  1. In a large skillet, add carrots and just enough water that covers the carrots. Cover and boil for 10 minutes. Drain the water from the skillet.
  2. Add oil and onion to the skillet, cook on medium-high heat. Sauté for 8-10 minutes until onion is tender.
  3. Then, add sauce, sage, cheese, salt and pepper. Allow sauce to heat through until hot.
  4. In a small pot, add broth and beans. Heat through.
  5. Serve 1/4 cup linguini in a bowl then with a slotted spoon scoop 3/8 cup (6 tablespoons) of beans onto the linguine and add 1/2 cup of sauce.

One serving provides 1 1/2 oz eq. meat alternate, 1/2 oz eq. grains and 1/3 cup vegetable

Creditable Stamp 2017