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~ pasta e fagioli ~ my way

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Cassie *
Somewhere, PA

One of my very favorite soups! Try it sometime, so packed full of flavor and quite satisfying!

(1 rating)
yield 6 serving(s)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 3 Hr
method Stove Top

Ingredients For ~ pasta e fagioli ~ my way

  • 1/2 lb
    mixed dried beans
  • 1/4 c
    olive oil
  • 1 1/2 c
    each, chopped celery, onion and thin sliced carrots
  • 6-8 md
    cloves, garlic...minced
  • 8 c
    beef broth
  • 1/2 Tbsp
    better than bullion beef paste or to taste
  • 1-14 oz
    diced roasted chopped tomatoes
  • 1/4 tsp
    red pepper flakes
  • 1 tsp
    each - oregano, italian seasoning
  • 3/4 tsp
  • 2 Tbsp
    parsley flakes
  • 1/2 lb
    browned sausage roll, i used bob evans hot
  • 1/2-3/4 c
    ditalini, uncooked
  • Salt
    and pepper to taste if needed

How To Make ~ pasta e fagioli ~ my way

  • 1
    Soak beans covered with water overnight. In a Dutch oven or large soup pot, sauté vegetables in oil. Once tender, stir in tomatoes, drained beans, spices, beef paste and beef broth. Bring to a boil and then reduce to simmer. Cook and occasionally stir for 3 hours or until beans are cooked. If need be, add water if becomes too thick as you will be adding pasta next.
  • 2
    Stir in pasta and sausage, continue cooking until pasta is tender. Taste and season with salt if needed.
  • 3
    Serve with crusty bread and Parmesan cheese.