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This simple, streamlined take on the classic Italian dish might come together in a half hour, but it doesn't take any shortcuts with taste. Hearty cannellini beans and comforting pasta cook in a veggie-packed sauce—and it all simmers together in one pot; no extra boiling water required!
If you want to make your meal more of a soup than a stew, add an extra 1-2 cups chicken broth with the tomato puree.
Casey Barber is a freelance food writer, photographer, and recipe developer, the editor of the online magazine Good. Food. Stories, and the author of Pierogi Love: New Takes on an Old-World Comfort Food and Classic Snacks Made from Scratch: 70 Homemade Versions of Your Favorite Brand Name Treats.