Pasta e FagioleSubmitted by: MARGEAN1
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 medium-sized onions, chopped
2 celery stalks, chopped
6 garlic cloves, minced
5 1/4 cups chicken broth
2 (20-ounce) cans cannellini beans, undrained
1 (14-1/2 ounce) can diced tomatoes, undrained
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1 cup uncooked ditalini pasta (see Tip)
1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley
2. Stir in chicken broth, 1 can cannellini beans, the tomatoes, salt, and pepper; cook 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.
3. Meanwhile, cook and drain pasta according to package directions.
4. Using a potato masher, gently mash beans and tomatoes in soup pot. Add remaining can of beans, the parsley, and cooked pasta. Reduce heat to low and simmer 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Ditalini is small, tub-shaped pasta that's perfect in here, but any other type of small pasta can be used.
Serving Size: Makes 8 1 1/2 cups servings
Number of Servings: 8
Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user MARGEAN1.