Recipe by MaMoms

This was one of the recipes my mother-in-law passed down to me when I got married and it's SOOOOO good! Very easy to prepare and tastes even better the next day. I usually vacuum seal the left overs and freeze for another night. My Mother-in-Law uses 2 cloves of garlic, I use 4 or 5. A family favorite!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 white onions, diced
  • 2 large pepperoni, chunked
  • 2 -4 garlic cloves, minced (depending on taste)
  • 1 (24 ounce) jar marinara sauce (we use Borilla Roasted Garlic)
  • 24 ounces water (I swish around the marinara jar)
  • 4 (15 ounce) cans white beans (or Northern Beans)
  • 1 teaspoon italian seasoning (to taste)
  • 1 (16 ounce) box orecchiette


  1. In a large pot brown onions, peperoni and garlic in olive oil (I toss ingredients in as I chop, starting with onions and ending with garlic so it doesn't burn.) until onions are translucent and almost cooked.
  2. Add marinara sauce, water, beans (I add whole can but my sister-in-law drains them, personal preference) & Italian seasoning. Bring to boil and reduce to simmer. Will have a soup consistency. Simmer at least 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. In the meantime, boil water and prepare desired noodles per box instructions. You can substituted spiral, macaroni, etc. Oreccheitte can be hard to find.
  4. Serve fazul over pasta when ready to enjoy!

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