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pasta fagioli

Pasta Fagioli -Italian pasta soup

no tomato recipe
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Main Dish, Soups and salad
Cuisine American, Autumn, Continental, Fusion, International, Kids choice, One pot, Vegetarian, Winter
Servings 4 people


  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 large bayleaves
  • 1/2 medium Onion use an yellow onion for a milder flavour, chopped fine
  • 1 clove garlic grated
  • 4 cups vegetable stock use the sodium free broth
  • 3/4 cup pasta macaroni or tubeti
  • 1 can chickpea
  • 1 can white bean
  • salt to taste
  • 1/4 tsp crushed black pepper
  • 4 tbsp Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tsp rosemary finely chopped


  • Chop the onion and grate the garlic and set aside.
  • Heat a stockpot and add the olive oil to heat up
  • Add the bay leaf, onions and garlic and sweat them.
    sweating onions for the soup
  • Add the stock, the pasta, the beans and the rind of the parmesan ( believe me, it does taste awesome with it)
    Stock for the soup
  • Allow it to come to a slow boil and cook till the pasta is aldente.
    beans in the pasta soup
  • Mash some of the beans into the soup to add a bit of thickness to the soup.
    fazool pasta
  • Add the rosemary, adjust the salt and crushed pepper to the soup
  • Serve the soup hot with more parmesan to flavour with.
    pasta fagioli
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