Pasta E Fagioli

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by Gianni #23

Never have figured how to make dear old Mom's recipe, but this similar and very good! From Gourmet magazine

Top Review by Chef ian b

not sure why this is classified as a soup as we would have had to add a further 1 1/2 cups of fluid to do this but wow makes a great pasta dish served hot or cold.we are having the leftovers today cold with some salad and garlic bread

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a heavy saucepan cook the bacon over moderate heat, stirring, until it is crisp, pour off all but 1 tablespoon of the fat, and in the remaining fat cook the onion and the garlic, stirring, until the onion is softened. Add the celery, the carrot, and the broth and simmer the mixture, covered, for 5 minutes. In a bowl mash 1/3 cup of the beans, stir them into the bacon mixture with the remaining whole beans and the tomatoes, and simmer the mixture, covered, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes. Stir in the tubetti, simmer the soup, covered, for 10 minutes, or until the pasta is al dente, and if desired thin the soup with water. Let the soup stand off the heat, covered, for 5 minutes, stir in the parsley, and serve the soup in bowls sprinkled with the Parmesan.

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