Pasta with Cucumbers and Beans



8 oz pasta: rotini, penne or linguine

1 Tbsp olive oil

1-1/2 cups cut green beans

2 green onions, thinly sliced

2 large tomatoes, coarsely chopped

1 clove garlic, chopped

basil: 1/2 tsp dried, or ? fresh

oregano: 1/2 tsp dried, or ? fresh

1/2 seedless cucumber, thinly sliced

2 Tbsp butter (garlic butter)

1 cup grated Mozzarella cheese



Add the pasta to a large pot of boiling, salted water. Cook until al dente.

While the pasta is boiling, heat oil in a saute pan. Add beans and saute until almost cooked (5 mins or less).

Stir in the green onions, tomatoes, garlic, basil and oregano. Simmer until everything is softened and the pasta is done.

Drain the pasta, then immediately add the butter and grated Mozzarella to it, stirring quickly to mix it all together.

Add the cucumbers to the bean and tomato mixture. Allow to cook just until heated.