Pasta Fagioli  (Pasta ‘n’ Beans)

serves: 5 – size: about 2 cups – old points: 5pts – points+: 6 pts – calories: 240 – fat: 3g – carbs: 43g

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 small red onion
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 celery stalks, chopped
  • 2 med carrots, finely chopped
  • 1 15oz can cannellini beans
  • 15 oz can tomato sauce or crushed tomatoes
  • 1 tbsp basil
  • 1 tbsp parsley
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 2 (14oz each) cans fat free chicken broth ( or vegetable broth)
  • 2 cups water
  • salt and pepper
  • 6 oz dry Ditalini pasta, or other small pasta
  • grated parmesan cheese (optional)

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Directions

  1. In a deep pot, saute onion and garlic in olive oil over medium heat.
  2. Blend the can of beans with one can water in blender until almost smooth.
  3. Add blended beans to pan then add the can of tomato sauce, celery, carrots, chicken broth, basil, oregano, parsley, salt and pepper.
  4. Add 1 cup water and bring to a slow boil. Let simmer for 20 min stirring occasionally. Add pasta and cook uncovered until pasta is al dente, according to pasta directions.

Pasta Fagioli (Pasta ‘n’ Beans)

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 small red onion
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 celery stalks, chopped
  • 2 med carrots, finely chopped
  • 1 15oz can cannellini beans
  • 15 oz can tomato sauce or crushed tomatoes
  • 1 tbsp basil
  • 1 tbsp parsley
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 2 (14oz each) cans fat free chicken broth ( or vegetable broth)
  • 2 cups water
  • salt and pepper
  • 6 oz dry Ditalini pasta, or other small pasta
  • grated parmesan cheese (optional)

Instructions

  1. In a deep pot, saute onion and garlic in olive oil over medium heat.
  2. Blend the can of beans with one can water in blender until almost smooth.
  3. Add blended beans to pan then add the can of tomato sauce, celery, carrots, chicken broth, basil, oregano, parsley, salt and pepper.
  4. Add 1 cup water and bring to a slow boil. Let simmer for 20 min stirring occasionally. Add pasta and cook uncovered until pasta is al dente, according to pasta directions.
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