Andrea's Pasta Fagioli

Andrea's Pasta Fagioli


"This is a recipe I have adapted a bit from my grandmother's. It's easy and perfect for a Sunday afternoon with fresh Italian bread."


1 h 40 m servings 403 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 403 kcal
  • 20%
  • Fat:
  • 7.6 g
  • 12%
  • Carbs:
  • 68g
  • 22%
  • Protein:
  • 16.3 g
  • 33%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 3 mg
  • < 1%
  • Sodium:
  • 1223 mg
  • 49%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large pot over medium heat, cook onion in olive oil until translucent. Stir in garlic and cook until tender. Reduce heat, and stir in tomato sauce, water, parsley, basil, oregano, salt, cannelini beans, navy beans and Parmesan. Simmer 1 hour.
  2. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain. Stir into soup.
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  1. 710 Ratings


I will admit I altered the recipe quite a bit, but relative simple changes and this turned out great! This is definitely a quick fix and don't be fooled into thinking you must have all the ingr...

Start by saying that I am 100% Italian. This is a recipe for pasta fagioli an Italian soup that means "pasta with beans". Pasta Fagioli does not have ground meat,carrots,celery etc. It has pasta...

I was really surprised by how good this is. I've tried a lot of pasta e fagioli recipes, and none of them have tasted like what I remember eating in Italy as a child--until now. I didn't exper...

This was GREAT!!! I did have to make some adjustments b/c I only had a 40 oz can of cannellini beans, so I elimated the navy beans, and used the whole can. I also added 2-14oz cans of diced tom...

My husband and I thought this was delicious. Based on some of the reviews, I decided to reduce the amount of past to 1/2 lb. In the future, I would possibly reduce this even further to 1/3 lb....

I have to give this recipe 5 stars because it's definitely the best recipe of it's type that I've tried, from several sources. I made a few adjustments based on the reviews...I added bite-sized...

This was delicious. Based on other reviews, I added 1/2 package frozen spinach, chicen broth rather than water, and 1 can tomato sauce & 1 can diced tomatos. Will certainly make again!

For all those who didn't think this was "soup," try adding the pasta to each serving individually. That way the "soup" doesn't get soaked up. I cook the pasta, put it separate bowl at the table...

Since I’m always willing to try new recipes I tried this one, before reviewing it. While different from mine, this is a good recipe. I’m 67 years old and yes, Italian also (which doesn’t make me...