Pasta E Fagioli Recipe

Looking for an easy Pasta e Fagioli recipe? Learn how to make Pasta e Fagioli using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by clairelaine

Makes 6 servings



Classic Pasta and beans. Use a small, tubular pasta such as ditalini or elbows. The cayenne pepper is essential.

Recipe Ingredients for Pasta e Fagioli

8 ounces pasta
2 cups kidney beans, white, cannelini
4 tbs tomato paste
6 cups water
1/2 tsp salt
4 cloves garlic
2 tbs olive oil
1/8 tsp cayenne pepper

Recipe Directions for Pasta e Fagioli

  1. Bring the water to a full rolling boil and add the salt.

  2. Drop the pasta into the water keeping it boiling

  3. Cook until the pasta is firm, still a little hard inside

  4. Meanwhile, in a small saute pan, cook the garlic in the olive oil just until it's soft. Be careful not to scorch it.

  5. Add the tomato paste, beans and a small ladle of the liquid that pasta is cooking in. Stir and simmer for a minute or two. Add the cayenne pepper

  6. Add the tomato mixture to the pot of boiling pasta.

  7. Reduce the heat to a simmer and cook for about 10 minutes.

  8. Serve as a soup or stew with bread.

Categories

First Course, Main Dish, Italian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 351.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
262
Calories from Fat
50
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
5.6g
9%
Saturated Fat
0.7g
4%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
369mg
15%
Potassium
357mg
10%
Total Carbohydrates
41.8g
14%
Dietary Fiber
7.0g
28%
Sugars
2.2g
Protein
12.5g
Vitamin A 4% Vitamin C 6%
Calcium 4% Iron 18%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B+
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • Low in sugar
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in thiamin
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