Pasta e Fagioli Soup

Pasta e Fagioli Soup

Ingredients

  • 2oz pancetta, diced
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped celery
  • 1/2 cup chopped carrot
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried Italian seasoning
  • 1 quart chicken stock
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 1/2 cups dry small shell pasta or ditalini (5oz)
  • 2 (15oz) cans S&W® European Soldier Beans (drained, rinsed)
  • 1 (8oz) can tomato sauce
  • 6 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

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40 min

Total Time

40 min

Prep Time

6

Servings

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Ingredients

  • 2oz pancetta, diced
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped celery
  • 1/2 cup chopped carrot
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried Italian seasoning
  • 1 quart chicken stock
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 1/2 cups dry small shell pasta or ditalini (5oz)
  • 2 (15oz) cans S&W® European Soldier Beans (drained, rinsed)
  • 1 (8oz) can tomato sauce
  • 6 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

Directions

In large saucepan, cook pancetta over medium heat 3 minutes or until crisp, stirring frequently. Remove pancetta from pan and set aside. Add onion, celery and carrot to drippings in pan. Cook 5 minutes or until tender, stirring occasionally. Stir in garlic and Italian seasoning during last minute of cooking. Stir in chicken stock, water and pasta. Bring to a boil. Simmer 10 to 12 minutes or until pasta is desired doneness. If a thickened soup is desired, puree 1 cup of the beans in food processor. Stir in beans and tomato sauce. Cook 2 to 3 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Garnish individual servings with cheese and a drizzle of olive oil. Crumble reserved pancetta over each serving.

Tip: You can substitute 2 strips of bacon for the pancetta, if desired.

Serving Size: about 11oz each

Nutritional Information Per Serving:
Calories 260, Total Fat 10g (Saturated Fat 2.5g, Trans Fat 0g), Cholesterol 10mg, Sodium 870mg, Carb 33g, Fiber 8g, Total Sugar 3g, Added Sugar 0g, Protein 11g, Vitamin D 0%, Calcium 8%, Iron 10%, Potassium 6%

Please keep in mind that nutritional information is a rough estimate and can vary greatly based on products used.