Pasta Fagioli Soup

Jenny Powers


This soup has always been a favorite of mine from Olive Garden. We do not have an Olive Garden near my home so I came up with this recipe. It is very tasty and filling.


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6 to 8
30 Min
1 Hr
Stove Top


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  • 1 lb
    lean ground beef
  • 2
    carrots, diced small
  • 1
    medium onion, diced small
  • 3
    celery ribs, diced small
  • 3
    garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 c
    original v-8 juice
  • 2
    14.5 oz cans of diced tomatoes
  • 2
    15 oz can of tomato sauce
  • 1
    15 0z can of kidney beans
  • 1
    15 oz can of great northern beans
  • 1 can(s)
    of water
  • 2 tsp
    oregano, dried
  • 2 tsp
    basil, dried
  • 1 tsp
    ground thyme
  • 5
    pepper mill grinds of 4 peppercorn pepper
  • 8 oz
    ditali pasta

How to Make Pasta Fagioli Soup


  1. Brown the ground beef in a soup pot.
  2. After the meat has browned add onions, celery, and carrots to the pot. Cook until tender.
  3. Add the remaining ingredients except the pasta and simmer for about an hour.
  4. Cook the pasta ala dente and drain. Add to the soup pot just before serving.

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About Pasta Fagioli Soup

Course/Dish: Beef, Other Soups
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids

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