Black bean pasta with beans -- a delicious healthy weeknight dinner. Vegan and gluten free!

Black Bean Pasta with Peas


  • 1 lb Explore Asian Black Bean Pasta
  • 1 small onion finely chopped
  • 1 Tbsp fresh oregano chopped (or 1 tsp dried)
  • 1 Tbsp fresh mint chopped
  • Olive oil
  • 1 bag frozen peas canned peas work, too
  • Sea salt and pepper


  1. Saute onions in olive oil on med-low heat until translucent.
  2. Add peas, herbs, salt and pepper and continue cooking until peas are tender.
  3. While peas are cooking, bring pasta to a boil in salted water and cook until al dente.
  4. When pasta is ready, drain noodles (reserve some extra pasta water for the sauce).
  5. Toss the peas with the pasta, adding a little of the pasta water, if needed. Taste and season with salt and pepper.
  6. Serve with a sprinkle with Parmesan cheese, if desired.