One-Pot Wonders

Pasta Fagioli

September  7, 2021
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Photo by Dash of Amy
  • Prep time 5 minutes
  • Cook time 15 minutes
  • Serves 8
Author Notes

A delicious, classic Italian soup consisting of pasta, beans, vegetables, tomatoes, and broth. It's a one pot wonder, and is fast and easy to make. —Dash of Amy

Ingredients
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 cup onion, finely chopped
  • 1 celery stalk, finely chopped
  • 3 carrots, shredded
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 32 ounces beef broth
  • 1 can tomato sauce
  • 1 can seasoned diced tomatoes
  • 1 cup small pasta (I used mini shells)
  • 1 can pinto beans, drained & rinsed
  • 1 can white beans, drained & rinsed
  • 1/3 cup fresh parsley finely chopped
  • fresh Parmesan cheese
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon basil
  • 3/4 teaspoon oregano
In This Recipe
Directions
  1. Heat a large stock pot over medium heat, add 1 tbsp olive oil and ground beef. Add 1/2 tsp salt and 1/4 tsp pepper. Cook 4-5 minutes, stirring often until no longer pink. Transfer to a bowl.
  2. In the same pan add another tbsp olive oil and onions, celery, and carrots, cook 2 minutes, then add garlic, cook another 2-3 minutes until veggies are soft.
  3. Add beef broth, tomatoes, and seasonings (2 tsp salt), turn heat on high and bring to a boil.
  4. Once boiling add the pasta, reduce heat while maintaining a light boil, and cook about 4 minutes.
  5. Add the beans and fresh parsley, cook another 4-5 minutes watching that the pasta does not overcook.
  6. Once pasta is cooked, serve the soup and top with fresh Parmesan cheese.

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