ditalini pasta, uncooked (this is the little round tubular ones)
packed dark green leafy veggies (kale, escarole, chard. arugula)
grated romano cheese
salt & pepper to taste
How To Make pasta e fagioli (sallye)
Peel onion and quarter and place in food processor.
Cut celery into 1-1/2" pieces and add to food processor.
Peel garlic cloves and add to food processor.
Pulse just until coarsely diced.
Combine onion, carrot, celery, olive oil and garlic in large non-stick saucepan. Cover and cook over low heat about 10 minutes until vegetables are tender but not brown
Stir in broth, cannellini beans, tomato paste, and tomatoes with liquid. Cover and cook about 15 minutes until flavors are blended
Add pasta, corn, green beans, lima beans and escarole to mixture.
Cook uncovered 10-12 minutes or until vegetables are very tender and mixture is thick
Add salt and pepper to taste
Blend in cheese and serve with a sprinkle of grated cheese on top
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