Pasta Fagioli

Pasta Fagioli
Summary

This hearty Italian soup makes a great lunch or side dish with your holiday meal. To cut down on prep time, chop the onion, garlic, celery, and carrots quickly using a food processor.

  • Servings
    6 Servings
  • Serving size
    1 cup
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Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Facts

6 Servings

  • Serving Size
    1 cup
  • Amount per serving Calories 215

  • Total Fat 3g
    • Saturated Fat 1g
  • Cholesterol 10mg
  • Sodium 360mg
  • Total Carbohydrate 35g
    • Dietary Fiber 8g
    • Total Sugars 4g
  • Protein 13g
  • Potassium 770mg
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Ingredients

Ingredients

  • Nonstick cooking spray
    1
  • turkey bacon (chopped)
    4 slice
  • medium onion (minced)
    1
  • garlic (minced)
    2 clove
  • medium celery stalks (finely diced)
    2
  • medium carrots (finely diced)
    2
  • chicken broth (14.5 ounce, fat-free, low-sodium)
    2 can
  • cannellini beans (16-ounce, rinsed and drained)
    2 can
  • tomatoes (15-ounce, no-salt-added, diced, drained)
    1 can
  • parsley (dried)
    1 tsp
  • basil (dried)
    1 tsp
  • black pepper
    1/4 tsp
  • small shell quinoa pasta (uncooked)
    1 cups
  • Parmesan cheese (freshly grated)
    1/4 cups
Directions

Directions

  1. Coat a large soup pot with cooking spray over high heat. Add bacon and sauté until crisp.

  2. Reduce heat to medium and add onion, garlic, celery, and carrots. Sauté about 5-7 minutes or until vegetables begin to brown. Add broth and simmer for 5 minutes.

  3. Stir in beans, tomatoes, parsley, basil, and pepper and simmer for 10 minutes. Add the pasta and continue to simmer for 10-15 minutes or until pasta is al dente.

  4. Serve soup in a bowl sprinkled with Parmesan cheese.

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