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Pasta Bean Soup

Rated as 4.57 out of 5 Stars

"My older relatives brought this recipe from Italy and made it often as I was growing up . It is truly a comfort food and a balanced meal, besides. --Barb Swatz Davisburg, Michigan"
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Ingredients

30 m servings
Original recipe yields 2 servings

Directions

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  1. In a saucepan, saute onion and garlic in butter and oil. Add broth; bring to a boil. Add pasta; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, for 10 minutes or until pasta is tender. Add the beans, tomatoes, spinach and salt. Cook 5 minutes longer or until heated through. Serve with Parmesan cheese.

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Most helpful positive review

This was a zip to make, and it had a comforting flavor. I added black pepper and a few other spices to zest up the broth. Next time I will use less butter and increase the amount of spinach.

Most helpful critical review

As is, there is no flavor or body! I added Pesto, doubled the beans, including black beans, doubled spinach and tomatoes, added some black and red pepper. Yes I would say healthy overall, but ...

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This was a zip to make, and it had a comforting flavor. I added black pepper and a few other spices to zest up the broth. Next time I will use less butter and increase the amount of spinach.

This is a wonderful soup that's quick and easy to make. I usually add a bit more garlic because I enjoy garlic. I've doubled and tripled this recipes with no problem. Don't be tempted to increas...

Made this soup to go with my roast beef sandwiches. So good. Did exactly as recipe said and had plenty for 6 servings. Need to stir up the contents so everyone gets plenty of pasta and beans....

This was a Great Simple soup to make.I used Organic Chicken Broth and The can's of Tomato I used had Basil & Oregno with the Diced Tom's.I also used more Spinich and It also was Organic plus som...

Fast, easy, healthy, and delicious!

Good soup. Thank you :)

This is a REALLY easy recipe, and rather tasty for being so simple. I did doctor it up a bit w/ a pinch of basil, a pinch of red pepper and added more garlic than what was called for. Served wit...

It's a great soup i added some dry basil and oregano just a pinch and it was more flavorful i left it on top of the stove for a while and when we ate it was thicker.. excellent with a hearty loa...

This was alright. I did not have fresh spinach on hand to add, and we do not have access to ditalini pasta here, the closest is rigatoni. However, I added sauteed chicken pieces and a few addi...