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Orecchiette With White Beans and Roasted Tomatoes

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“A delicious combination of pasta, beans and tomatoes created by Michael Chiarello. My version saves time by using canned beans. Please note that I have added the standing time at the end into the cooking time.”
1hr 15mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat the oven to 300 degrees F.
  2. In a preheated casserole dish, pour in 1/4 cup olive oil, add the garlic cloves and allow them to caramelize, about 1 to 2 minutes.
  3. Stir in the tomato puree, simmer about 10 seconds, and then add the beans along with their liquid.
  4. Sprinkle the top with the cherry tomatoes, thyme, parsley, red pepper flakes and 1 cup of olive oil.
  5. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  6. Bake, uncovered, for 30 minutes.
  7. Remove from the oven and let rest for 15 to 20 minutes.
  8. Adjust the seasoning and serve over the orecchiette.

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