Italian Quick & Easy Bean Soup Recipes


Ravioli Soup

By Barb Wandrey
Each week, I make a pot of soup. It provides a healthy, satisfying lunch during the...

Pasta e Fagioli

By Eddie Szczerba
Traditional soup in our house,full of flavor and quite the satisfying meal!!

Monika's Minestrone

By Monika Rosales
Easy and full of flavor and veggies.

Beef and Cannellini Bean Soup

By Dave T.
My wife Myra makes this, it's the most fantastic soup you have ever had. The love...

Italian Sausage and Bean Soup

By Dorothy Curtis
I saw a similar recipe and I thought it sounded good so I made up my...

Instant Pot Turkey/Chicken Minestrone

By Amy H.
History Lesson: Minestrone originated in the Roman Empire during a time before it had actually become...

Pasta e Fagioli

By Beth Pierce
This Olive Garden copycat classic is bursting with flavor and hearty goodness from Italian sausage, beans,...
What To Do With Too Many Fresh Blueberries

What To Do With Too Many Fresh Blueberries


This weekend I found the tastiest blueberries. I may have gone a little overboard and bought way more than I can snack on. So, I decided to do a little recipe research and figure out how I could use the extra blueberries. “This is a great summer take-along dessert,” says Laurie Lenartowicz (Livingston, TN) about […]

15 Mediterranean-Influenced Dishes

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The Mediterranean “diet” has been popular for years, but it’s really not a diet. More so, it’s a healthier eating lifestyle that limits processed foods. It gets its name because it includes foods from regions around the Mediterranean Sea, like Greece, Italy, and Spain. Vegetables, whole grains, legumes, fish, and healthy fats (such as olive […]

11 Recipes That Spotlight Pesto

11 Recipes That Spotlight Pesto


Bright green in color, pesto is a classic northern Italian sauce. Traditionally made with basil, Parmesan, garlic, olive oil, and nuts (pine nuts or walnuts), it has a slightly grassy and nutty flavor. Easy to make at home, it’s versatile and quite tasty. We’re sharing pesto sauce from scratch recipes along with ways you can […]