Healthy Slow Cooker Pasta E Fagioli Soup {Olive Garden copy-cat}
Healthy Slow Cooker Pasta E Fagioli Soup {Olive Garden copy-cat}
  • prep: 20 min
  • cook: 6 hr 30 min
  • total: 6 hr 50 min
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  • Summary

    Slow Cooker Pasta E Faglioli is a lightened up and hearty stick-to-your-ribs soup. A healthy copycat recipe for Olive Garden’s Pasta e Fagioli. With options to make this gluten free.

    Ingredients

    • 2 tablespoons avocado oil or grapeseed oil (olive oil would be fine as well)
    • 1 large onion, chopped
    • 1 pound extra-lean ground turkey
    • 2 garlic cloves, minced
    • 1/2 teaspoon dried red pepper chili flakes (optional)
    • 3 celery ribs, chopped
    • 2 large carrots, chopped
    • 1 cup homemade beef stock or good quality no-salt beef broth
    • 3.5 cups homemade tomato sauce or 1 (28 ounce) can no-salt organic crushed tomatoes or tomato sauce (preferably organic for healthier option)
    • 1 can (28 ounce) no-salt-added diced tomatoes, undrained (preferably organic for healthier option)
    • 1 tablespoon dried Italian seasoning
    • 1 bay leaf
    • 1/4 teaspoon fennel seeds
    • 2 cups cooked kidney beans or 1 can (15 ounces) kidney beans, drained and rinsed
    • 2 cups cooked Great Northern beans or 1 can (15 ounce can) Great Northern beans, drained and rinsed
    • 2 medium zucchinis, chopped
    • 3/4 cup dry Ditali pasta or other small pasta (use gluten-free pasta if necessary or leave out entirely if desired)
    • sea salt and freshly cracked black pepper to taste
    • 2 teaspoons balsamic vinegar (to taste)(optional)
    • water, as needed to thin out soup to desired consistency
    • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 9
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 88 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 6 g 8.78%
    • Saturated Fat: 1 g 5.89%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 8 mg 2.52%
    • Sodium: 267 mg 11.12%
    • Calcium: 12 mg 1.21%
    • Potassium: 215 mg 6.14%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 1 mg 4.99%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 7 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 1 g 5.34%
    • Sugar: 2 g
    • Protein: 3 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 6.2%
    • Vitamin C 8.24%
    • Vitamin D 2.15%
    • * 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 - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
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    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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