Pasta e Fagioli Soup

Bill Wentz

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@bwentz

Why drive to Olive Garden when you can prepare this right in the comfort of your own kitchen....impress your family and friends with this robust, tasty soup that I sometimes refer to as "Italian Chili" ENJOY!!!!


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Serves:

8

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

1 Hr 15 Min

Ingredients

1 lb
ground chuck
1 small
onion diced
3 stick
celery stalks chopped
1 1/2 c
shredded matchstick carrots
2 clove
minced garlic
2 can(s)
14.5oz diced tomatoes
1 can(s)
15oz great northern beans (with liquid)
1 can(s)
15oz red kidney beans (with liquid)
1 can(s)
15oz tomato sauce
2 c
v-8 vegetable juice
1 Tbsp
white vinegar
1 1/2 tsp
salt
1 tsp
pepper
1 tsp
oregano, dried
1 tsp
basil, dried
1 tsp
thyme, dried
1 c
baby shell pasta uncooked

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Brown ground chuck in a large sauce pan, drain fat. Add onion, carrot, celery and garlic and saute for 10 minutes.
2
Add remaining ingredients except pasta and simmer for 1 hour
3
50 minutes into the simmer bring 2 qts of water to a rolling boil and cook pasta for 9 minutes and drain. Add pasta to the soup and simmer for 10 minutes. Remove from heat and serve it up !!!!!
4
Your Family may forget and think they are actually at Olive Garden and try to order up more salad and Breadsticks for the table!!!!!

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