Total Time
1hr 15mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 1 hr 5 mins

This Italian soup recipe is posted as I prepare to go on Zaar's World Tour 4!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In large pot, saute onion, celery, carrots, prosciutto, garlic & olive oil until onions are transparent.
  2. Add broth, beans, cayenne pepper, basil, parsley, sugar, tomato juice & vinegar, then season to taste with salt & pepper.
  3. Bring to boil over medium-high heat, then lower temperature & simmer 1 hour.
  4. About half way through this cooking time, cook macaroni according to package directions.
  5. Add pasta to serving bowls & ladle soup on top.
Most Helpful

Fantastic Meal! Made as directed except that I used chicken broth instead of vegetable, and fresh parsley instead of dried. I served with some smoked Italian sausage and a green salad to complete the meal. Thanks so much for posting!

IngridH April 11, 2011

Made as directed. This is great tasting and very healthy. Thanks, Sydney MIke! Made for 123 Hit Wonders.

mersaydees September 06, 2008

I love pasta e fagioli and this is quite different than the recipe that I regularly use but i really did like it! It comes together quikly and is a great week night meal.

invictus August 01, 2008