Bow Ties, Black Beans, and Key Limes

Southern Living
6 servings


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12 ounces uncooked bow tie pasta
6 to 8 garlic cloves, minced
1/4 cup olive oil
2/3 cup fresh Key lime juice
1/2 cup dry sherry
2 cups sliced green onions
1 pound plum tomatoes, chopped
2 (15-ounce) cans black beans, rinsed and drained
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
1 1/2 tablespoons grated Key lime rind
1/2 cup chopped fresh Italian parsley


Cook pasta according to package directions; drain and keep warm.

Sauté garlic in oil in a skillet until tender. Add lime juice and sherry; cook over high heat 5 minutes or until mixture is reduced to 1/4 cup.

Add green onions and chopped tomato; cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, 5 to 8 minutes. Stir in black beans and next 3 ingredients; pour over pasta, tossing to coat. Sprinkle with parsley, and serve immediately.

Created date

October 2003