Pasta e fagioli

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Pasta e fagioli, meaning "pasta and beans", is a traditional meatless Italian dish. Like many other Italian favorites including pizza and polenta, the dish started as a peasant dish, being composed of inexpensive ingredients. Today it can be widely found, even in restaurants that do not specialize in Italian cuisine. It is often pronounced pasta fazool in the United States.

Pasta e fagioli
Servings:Serves 4
Calories per serving:351
Ready in:1 hour, 5 minutes
Prep. time:20 minutes
Cook time:45 minutes
Difficulty:Average difficulty
Recipe author:Chef
First published:25th October 2012

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Pasta soup


Quite nice, but it's just pasta soup!



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  1. Heat the oil over a medium heat and add a good grind of black pepper.
  2. Add the onions, garlic, celery, carrots and sauté the for about 6 minutes, stirring now and then.
  3. Add the soup or stock, tomatoes and simmer vigorously for about 15 minutes or more if you want a thicker soup.
  4. Add the pasta, cover and simmer for about 10 minutes or until the pasta is cooked.
  5. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  6. Stir in the beans and cook for a further 15 minutes

Serving suggestions

Serve in bowls, garnished with grated Parmesan cheese

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