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Pasta and Beans

Pasta e Fagioli

Italian Pasta and Beans
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Cuisine Italian

Ingredients
  

  • 19 oz can of Cannellini Beans rinsed and drained
  • 2 Tbslp. olive oil
  • 1/2 cup Sauce or crushed tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup onion diced
  • 1-2 cloves garlic crushed
  • 1/2 cup celery diced
  • 1/2 cup carrot diced
  • 1 Beef Bouillon Cube
  • Salt & Pepper to Taste easy on the salt
  • 1 Bay leaf
  • 3-4 cups water
  • 1 1/4 cup of Ditalini Pasta or other small pasta
  • Parmesan cheese

Instructions
 

  • In a stock pot saute garlic, onions, celery, and carrot on medium heat for 5 minutes. Season with salt and pepper and then add the beans.
  • Stir to combine and then add the tomatoes, water, bouillon, thyme and bay leaf. Bring to a boil over medium/high heat and then add pasta.
  • Continue to cook soup on low heat and simmer for an additional 15 minutes or until pasta is cooked. Serve warm with crusty bread.

Notes

Omit the bouillon and swap in stock (for water) if desired.
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