Pasta Fagioli


Pasta, fagioli (beans), and vegetables share the spotlight in this traditional Italian soup. Serve with a crisp salad and a hot loaf of garlic bread and you have a meal! Garnish with shredded Parmesan cheese.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
35 mins
Total Time:
50 mins


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 1 medium onion, chopped

  • 2 stalks celery, chopped

  • 3 cloves garlic, minced

  • 2 teaspoons dried parsley

  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning

  • ¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes

  • salt to taste

  • 1 (14.5 ounce) can chicken broth

  • 2 medium tomatoes, peeled and chopped

  • 1 (8 ounce) can tomato sauce

  • ½ cup uncooked spinach pasta

  • 1 (15 ounce) can cannellini beans, with liquid


  1. Heat olive oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add onion, celery, garlic, parsley, Italian seasoning, pepper flakes, and salt; cook and stir until onion is translucent, about 5 minutes. Stir in chicken broth, tomato sauce, and tomatoes and simmer on low for 15 to 20 minutes.

  2. Add pasta and cook until tender, about 10 minutes.

  3. Stir in undrained beans and cook until heated through, 3 to 4 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

225 Calories
4g Fat
37g Carbs
11g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 225
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 4g 6%
Saturated Fat 1g 3%
Cholesterol 2mg 1%
Sodium 758mg 33%
Total Carbohydrate 37g 14%
Dietary Fiber 8g 28%
Total Sugars 6g
Protein 11g
Vitamin C 16mg 78%
Calcium 122mg 9%
Iron 5mg 26%
Potassium 953mg 20%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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