4 carrots, finely chopped
1 onion, finely chopped
1 tablespoon olive oil
2 garlic cloves, finely minced
400g/14oz canned cooked kidney
400g/14oz canned cooked
cannellini beans, drained
1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil
1 tablespoon chopped fresh oregano
2 x 400g/14oz cans chopped
50ml/2fl oz tomato purée
100g/4oz mushrooms, sliced
1⁄4 teaspoon freshly ground
• Sweat the carrots and onion in the oil in a large non-stick saucepan for
5 minutes until softened. Add the garlic and sweat for a further 30 seconds.
• Add the kidney and cannellini beans, basil, oregano, tomatoes, tomato
purée and mushrooms. Simmer, covered, for 25 minutes. Add the
broccoli and pepper, and cook for about 5 minutes until the broccoli is
tender but still with a bite.
• Serve hot over freshly cooked spaghetti.