Total Time
Prep 1 hr
Cook 11 hrs

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Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Microwave onion, garlic, oil, oregano, and red pepper flakes in bowl, stirring occasionally, until onion is softened, about 5 minutes; transfer to slow cooker.
  2. Stir broth, tomato sauce, soaked beans, and carrots into slow cooker.
  3. Cover and cook until beans are tender, 9-11 hours on LOW or 5-7 hours on HIGH.
  4. Stir in zucchini, chard, and pasta; cover and cook on HIGH until vegetables and pasta are tender, 20-30 minutes.
  5. Stir in basil; season with salt and pepper to taste; serve with Parmesan cheese and additional olive oil.


Most Helpful

I browned the onions and garlic in olive oil first then cooked it in a pressure cooker for 12 minutes. Good recipe. Easy to make.

El Jopo January 21, 2014

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