Piattoni beans and tubettini: a delicious different kind of bean

pasta e piattoni

Beans and pasta
Tubettini with Piattoni beans means a particular type of green beans with a flat shape. You should prepare it with fresh tomatoes or tomatoes puree and a "soffritto" of onions (white for a sweeter flavour or red to gain more consistency). Below an easy and quick but always delicious recipe to prepare tubettini with this kind of beans as a main dish or a first course with lovely Italian pasta.
Recipe type: Appetiser
Cuisine: Italian
Serves: 4
  • 500 g of Piattoni beans (Flat green beans)
  • 1 Onion (white or red0
  • 100g of Tomatoes puree/a tomato can
  • 4 Tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil
  • Salt
  • Peperoncino (chilly peppers)
  • Pasta: tubettini
  1. Wash and clean the beans, cut them in pieces.
  2. Preheat the extra virgin olive oil in a large pan, cut the onion in slices and add them to the pan.
  3. Let the onion sauté for a few minutes. Add all the beans and the tomatoes puree or the tomato from the can or 3 fresh tomatoes.
  4. Sprinkle with salt and cook the sauce for few minutes.
  5. Add 2-3 glasses of water and let the beans cook for about 20 -30 minutes.
  6. Serve very hot with peperoncino (dry hot chilly pepper).


green beans

Green beans

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