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Pasta e Fagioli

6 Servings
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This classic Italian pasta and bean soup is made throughout Italy, and the regional variations are many, from brothy to thick and hearty. It’s easy to prepare at home with a handful of pantry staples. A few simple techniques, like browning the onion and cooking the canned tomato juices until concentrated, go a long way to deepening the flavor. To boost the umami even more, sauté some chopped pancetta or bacon along with the onion, or toss in a Parmesan cheese rind as the soup simmers.



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Joann G.
November 19, 2022
winter warmer
I got my subscription and within hours went to my pantry and put this together. Easy, fairly quick and I am sure will improve for tomorrow!
Nathan W.
November 15, 2022
Probably my go-to pasta e fagioli recipe from now on.
Great recipe! I didn't use any bacon or pancetta, but I did add a hefty parm rind. I usually prepare meals ahead of time to reheat; in this case, I boiled the elbows separately, rinsed them, and portioned them into little sandwich bags to be stirred in when reheating. Intensely flavorful soup, and even better with some fresh basil stirred in.