Peasant Pasta Stew

Krista Roussy


Got this recipe from taste of home and absolutely love it!! Pasta can be omitted by all means, i haven't added it in a long time. It's the flavour I love! The key is the V8 juice!


★★★★★ 1 vote

20 Min
1 Hr 30 Min
Stove Top


  • 1 1/2 c
    beef broth
  • 2
    celery ribs chopped
  • 2
    large carrots chopped
  • 1
    medium onion chopped
  • 1 can(s)
    46oz v8 juice
  • 1 can(s)
    diced tomatoes undrained
  • 2 can(s)
    6oz each tomato paste (i use one)
  • 1TB
    oregano, dried
  • ·
  • ·
    garlic powder (to your taste)
  • 3/4-1lb
    ground pork
  • 1 can(s)
    kidney beans, rinsed & drained
  • 1 c
    med shell pasta or other small pasta cooked and drained
  • ·
    parmesan cheese

How to Make Peasant Pasta Stew


  1. In skillet, brown pork till no longer pink, drain and set aside.
  2. In dutch oven/large pot combine the broth, celery, carrots and onion. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 5 min or so till veggies are crisp-tender. Stir in V8 juice, tomatoes, tomato paste, pork and spices. Simmer for approx 1 1/2 hours, add the beans during the last half hour of cooking.
  3. Stir in the pasta just before serving and sprinkle with parmesan cheese. Serves approx 8.

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About Peasant Pasta Stew

Course/Dish: Pasta, Pork
Main Ingredient: Pork
Regional Style: American
Hashtag: #stew

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