Lena's Pasta Fazul

Lena's Pasta Fazul


"My version of a classic. Cannellini beans, tomatoes and pasta. Healthy and satisfying."


servings 594 cals
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Original recipe yields 5 servings



  • Calories:
  • 594 kcal
  • 30%
  • Fat:
  • 20.1 g
  • 31%
  • Carbs:
  • 84.3g
  • 27%
  • Protein:
  • 21.4 g
  • 43%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 70 mg
  • 23%
  • Sodium:
  • 319 mg
  • 13%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Heat 2 tablespoons olive oil until hot in a large skillet over medium heat. Add garlic, onion, carrot, parsley, basil, oregano and red pepper. Saute until onions become tender.
  2. Stir in the tomatoes plus 1/2 cup of their can juices. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Reduce heat to medium-low. Cover and stir frequently for 10 minutes or until the carrots are tender. Stir in the cannellini beans, cover and simmer for 20 minutes.
  3. Cook pasta in 4 quarts of boiling salted water until al dente. Drain and toss pasta with 2 tablespoons olive oil and Parmesan cheese. Add pasta to cannellini bean mixture and toss to combine. Serve immediately.
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  1. 31 Ratings


I had never eaten pasta fazul before but my boyfriend is Italian and always spoke so lovingly of his grandmother's version. So I tried this version, and... It tastes very healthy. And not extrem...

Easy, Basic ingredients, Healthy and Filling! And the best bit is both husband and son liked it...I mean my 6 year old son ACTUALLY ate it! This is a boy that does not combine food together, l...

Good, hearty pasta dish. My kids liked it. WAY more than 5 svg for our family, more like 8. Paired well with a fresh greens salad and garlic bread. Not a soup though as the play off of pasta f...

This worked out great, with ingredients I already had in my kitchen. I added a little dry red wine in the simmering stage, which added a nice flavor! Was a great mid-winter, stick-to-your-ribs k...

My family LOVES this recipe. I add some kidney beans and don't use as much crushed pepper flakes as the recipes calls for. I've made this over and over since finding it. It is easy and tastes...

Made this exactly as written but found it to be extremely bland. There seemed to be way too much pasta for the amount of sauce, also. Now we have a mountain of leftovers, and I will probably a...

Wonderful recipe..it brings me back to childhood days at grandmoms! Mangia!

What a great and easy dish. I used fresh tomatoes and had to omit the herbs, because I didn't have them and it still came out great.

This was a great recipe and so easy to make. I used a tin of San Marzano tomatoes and italian seasoning instead of basil and oregano. Very tasty.