Pasta e Fagioli
Pasta e Fagioli
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    This is a classic Italian bean and pasta soup. If you have already made a pot of beans using a pound of beans, and want to use it for this soup, just use half the beans but all of the broth as directed in Step 1. Featured in: Pasta E Fagioli. 

    Ingredients

    • 1 recipe Simmered Pintos using only 1/2 pound (about 1 1/8 cups) beans
    • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
    • 1 medium or large onion, chopped
    • 1 ½ teaspoons chopped fresh rosemary
    • 2 large garlic cloves, minced
    • 1 28-ounce can chopped tomatoes with juice
    • Pinch of sugar
    • Salt and freshly ground pepper
    • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
    • 1 small dried red pepper, or 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes (optional)
    • A bouquet garni made with a bay leaf, 1 or 2 Parmesan rinds, and a few sprigs of thyme and parsley
    • 6 ounces elbow macaroni or small shells (1 cup)
    • 2 to 3 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
    • 2 ounces Parmesan cheese, grated (1/2 cup), optional

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 8
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 134 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 4 g 6.07%
    • Saturated Fat: 1 g 5.42%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 6 mg 1.9%
    • Sodium: 247 mg 10.28%
    • Calcium: 62 mg 6.24%
    • Potassium: 77 mg 2.19%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 1 mg 5.19%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 20 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 3 g 12.07%
    • Sugar: 3 g
    • Protein: 5 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 9.79%
    • Vitamin C 4.8%
    • Vitamin D 0.26%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat1
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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