From a Prince macaroni cookbook, circa 1950s
Does Prince macaroni still exist?
Cavatelli and Beans
1 onion, clove of garlic, 2 tbsp olive oil,
1/2 cup fresh tomatoes, 1 can kidney beans, 1 lb. cavatelli
Brown onion and garlic in olive oil. Add tomatoes and strained beans. Simmer 10 minutes. Add cooked cavatelli (looks like small shells). Sprinkle with parmesan.
You can substitute any kind of canned bean – garbanzo works well. If you want a meat dish, brown 1/2 cup ground beef with onion and garlic.