Pasta Sausage & Bean Ragout (Pasta Fazool or Pasta E Fagioli

READY IN: 55mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Heat oil in heavy large pot over medium-high heat.
  • Add onion and garlic powder and sauté 6-10 minutes.
  • Add sausage and sauté until brown, breaking up large chunks with back of fork, about 5 minutes.
  • Add tomatoes with juice, broth, beans, 1 cup basil, oregano, and dried crushed red pepper.
  • Simmer/boil 15 minutes to blend flavors, stirring occasionally.
  • Add dried pasta and cook until tender but still firm to bite, about 15 more minutes.
  • Add spinach and cook just until wilted, stirring occasionally, about 4 minutes.
  • Mix in 1/3 cup cheese and remaining 1/2 cup basil.
  • Season ragout with salt and pepper; ladle into bowls. Serve, passing additional cheese separately.
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