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Pasta e Fagioli

Pasta e Fagioli

Adapte from Rachel Ray

  • Yield: 6 servings


  • 2 tablespoon(s) olive oil
  • 1/8 pound(s) bacon or pancetta chopped
  • 2 sprig(s) rosemary or 3 big pinches of dry
  • 1 sprig(s) thyme
  • 2 dried bay leaves or 1 fresh
  • 1 medium onion finely chopped
  • 1 small carrot finely chopped
  • 1 rib celery finely chopped
  • 4 large garlic cloves minced
  • coarse salt and pepper
  • 2 15 oz cans cannellini beans drained
  • 1 cup(s) canned tomato sauce
  • 2 cup(s) water
  • 1 quart(s) chicken stock
  • 1 1/2 cup(s) ditalini
  • grated parmesan
  • crusty bread for mopping


Heat dutch oven over medium heat. Add oil and bacon/pancetta. Brown bits lightly, add herb stems, bay leaf, chopped vegetables, and garlic. Season with salt and pepper. Add beans, tomato sauce, water, and stock to pot and raise heat to high. Bring soup to rapid boil and add pasta. Reduc heat to medium and cook soup, stirring occasionally, 6-8 minutes or until pasta is al dente. Remove herb stems and place pot on trivet. Let soup rest adn begin to cool for a few minutes. Ladle soup into bowls, top with grated cheese.

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