Rating: 4.5 stars
61 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 40
  • 4 star values: 16
  • 3 star values: 3
  • 2 star values: 2
  • 1 star values: 0

A seasoned, savory bean and pasta soup. Garnish with basil and Parmesan cheese.

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Ingredients

6
Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Drain the beans and set aside.

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  • In a large stockpot heat the oil over moderate heat until hot. Add the onion, celery and carrot and cook, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes. Add ham and garlic and cook stirring for 1 minute. Add tomatoes, beans, beef stock, thyme, bay leaf and pepper to taste. Bring to a boil and simmer, covered, for 30 minutes.

  • Transfer 1/2 cup of the beans to a small processor or blender and puree. Return beans to pot and season with salt and pepper to taste. Bring liquid to a boil and add pasta. Simmer until pasta is tender, about 6 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

316 calories; protein 17.9g; carbohydrates 45.4g; fat 8.2g; cholesterol 11.2mg; sodium 501.7mg. Full Nutrition
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