Fagoli al Pomodoro (Beans and Tomato)

Serves 6 Prep Time 3 minutes   Cook Time 20 minutes   Rated:

It was cold. It was nearly lunchtime. What was in the pantry? Well, crushed tomatoes and tinned beans. I have herbs growing of course, so this was a simple quick lunch, best served on a cold wet day. A little bit Italian I think...thus the title. Simple good food, cooked without fuss and just very delicious.

It hit the spot. (And then doubled down as dinner for my kids!) #cookonceeattwice is real!

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Place butter, onion and garlic into the Thermomix bowl and chop 3 sec/speed 6.


Saute 5 min/Varoma/speed 1 using the spatter guard or simmering basket in place of the MC.


Add anchovy fillets, tinned and fresh tomatoes, tomato paste, sugar, dried herbs and pepper. Cook 10 min/Varoma/Reverse/speed 1 using the spatter guard or simmering basket in place of the MC.


Add beans and continue cooking 5 min/80°C/Reverse/speed 1.


Taste for seasoning, the anchovies normally mean you don't need salt, but it will depend on the anchovies you used. Serve hot with plenty of crunchy toasted sourdough!

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