Pasta Fagioli Soup II

Pasta Fagioli Soup II


"A quick and easy Italian favorite. Garnish with grated Romano cheese."


1 h 15 m servings 288 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 288 kcal
  • 14%
  • Fat:
  • 3.6 g
  • 6%
  • Carbs:
  • 48.5g
  • 16%
  • Protein:
  • 15.8 g
  • 32%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 7 mg
  • 2%
  • Sodium:
  • 1135 mg
  • 45%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large stock pot, combine diced tomatoes, beans, spinach, chicken broth, tomato sauce, water, garlic, bacon, parsley, garlic powder, salt, pepper, and basil. Bring to a boil, and let simmer for 40 minutes, covered.
  2. Add pasta and cook uncovered until pasta is tender, approximately 10 minutes. Ladle soup into individual serving bowls, sprinkle cheese on top, and serve.
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  1. 165 Ratings


The first time we tried the recipe it was great but needed some extra help. We replaced the bacon with ½-pound Italian sausage cooked and finely chopped in a food processor. We added ¼ cup diced...

Overall this was great soup...very close to Olive Garden..I substituted the bacon (why bacon??)for Italian sausage which was much better. I also omitted the salt..didn't need it at all. Next tim...

EXCELLENT! Thanks for a great recipe. My husband had been asking for this for a while but doesn't like the kind of Fagioli that is too tomatoee. This one was perfect. Used frozen spinach and...

This recipe is FANTASTIC. To "kick it up a notch" I use crumbled hot italian sausage in place of the bacon, add a dash or two of crushed red pepper, include the liquid from the spinach, and use ...

EXCELLENT! I did saute some chopped onions and a stalk of celery with the minced garlic before hand. It really made a difference! I didn't have a 29 oz. can of diced tomatoes so I just used one ...

My dinner guests loved this soup! I did use frozen chopped spinach instead of canned. It was great.

Not sure quite how to rate this, 'cause I did make quite a few changes based on other reviews and my own preferences, but the soup I ended up with was AWESOME! I began by sauteeing 1/2 an onion...

This was very impressive. I used a 14.5 oz can of toms., frozen spinach and only 1 cup of dry pasta. I didn't have regular bacon but had Wright's ends and pieces, used for seasoning. I cooked...

I didn't read the reviews before I made this, and wished I had. When I make this again, I plan to reduce the tomatoes/tomato sauce, the salt/garlic, and use crumbled sausage. Good recipe!