*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                FETTUCCINE WITH BLACK BEAN-AND-GARLIC SAUCE
 
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 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Pasta
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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   12                    Cloves garlic -- chopped
    3       tb           Chopped onion
    4       tb           Chopped carrot
    1 1/2   ts           Olive oil
      3/4   c            Low-sodium V-8 juice
    1 1/4   c            Cooked black beans
    2                    Green onions -- chopped
    1       lb           Fettuccine -- cooked
    1       tb           Minced cilantro
      1/4   c            Diced tomatoes, fresh
                         -or canned and drained
 
   1. Saute garlic, onions, and carrot in oil in saucepan until soft.
   Add 2 Tb. V-8 juice.
   2. In food processor or blender, puree garlic mixture with half of
   beans.
   3. In bowl, combine remaining beans and bean puree.  Add remaining V-8
   juice and green onions.
   4. Return to saucepan and cook, stirring, over medium-low heat until
   heated through, about 2 to 3 minutes.
   5. Serve over pasta.  Garnish with cilantro and tomatoes.
   Note: Can be frozen.
  
 
 
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