Pasta Alfredo with Basil (and shhh beans)

By Leah S. from Smith-Hale College Preparatory School, Kansas City, Missouri.


Great Northern beans are prepared until very tender and then pureed and added to an alfredo sauce that has lots of basil.  Sauce is then used to top spaghetti noodles.

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: 1/2 c pasta, 1/2 c sauce

From Fat17.4%
From Saturated Fat9.22%
From Sugar0%


Ingredient 6 servings 50 servings
Great Northern Beans, cooked and pureed well1 1/2 c3 qt + 1/2 c
Water1/2 c +1 T1 qt + 5/8 c
Skim Milk3/4 c6 1/4 c
Garlic Powder1/2 T1/4 c +1/2 t
White Pepper3/8 t1 T + 1/8 t
Basil Leaf2 T + 3/4 t1 1/8 c + 1/2 T
Parmesan Cheese, Grated3/4 c1 qt +2 1/4 c
Spaghetti Noodles3 c1 1/2 gal + 1 c

  1. Prepare bean per package direction until very tender then puree well

  2. Mix water, milk and spices.

  3. Add bean puree and parmesan and heat until thickened over low heat

  4. Mix with warm cooked noodles