Mediterranean Pasta and Pesto
Bush’s<sup>®</sup> Mediterranean Pasta and Pesto

Bush’s® Mediterranean Pasta and Pesto

"I love the taste of bacon with pesto in this pasta and the BUSH'S® Beans have a fresh taste," Giovanna, MN - Member of the BUSH'S® Beans Moms & Kids Panel.

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Recipe Details

  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Servings: 6


  • 1 can (16 oz) BUSH'S® Cannellini Beans, with liquid
  • 2 slices smoked bacon, diced
  • 2 Tbsp thinly sliced garlic
  • 1 Tbsp minced thyme
  • 1 cup diced onions
  • 1 cup chopped canned tomatoes
  • 1 pinch black pepper
  • 1 lb wagon wheel pasta, cooked according to pkg directions
  • 1 Tbsp purchased pesto


  1. Heat a 2-quart sauce pot over medium heat, add bacon, and cook 4 minutes until bacon is crispy. Reduce heat to low, add garlic and thyme, cook for 2 minutes.
  2. Add onions; cook 3-4 minutes, until translucent. Add tomatoes and cook for 2 minutes. Add cannellini beans with the liquid and pepper; bring to a simmer. Cook for 15 minutes.
  3. Combine with cooked pasta.
  4. Stir in pesto just before serving.