Pasta with String Bean and Heirloom Tomato Sauce

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Welcome to Claire's: 35 Years of Recipes and Reflections from the Landmark Vegetarian Restaurant

By Claire Criscuolo

Published 2014

  • About

Choose a variety of string beans—green, yellow, purple, and Italian flat beans—for this flavorful and healthful recipe. It’s loaded with fiber and vitamins C and A, and it’s a good source of protein.


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  • 1 pound Italian organic whole wheat pasta, such as penne or fusilli
  • 3 tablespoons


  1. Bring 6 quarts of lightly salted water to a boil in a large covered pot over high heat. Cook the pasta according to package directions, then reserve 2 cups of the cooking liquid before