Photo: Leigh Beisch; Styling: Sara Slavin
Prep Time
5 Mins
Cook Time
22 Mins
4 servings (serving size: 1 1/4 cups)

Pasta e Fagioli is a classic, meatless Italian dish. Make a quick version to serve on a chilly night with fresh Parmesan cheese.

Serve your own pasta e fagioli soup with a small piece of Italian bread for dipping. Beans are a great addition to soup for fiber.

Recipe Is:

How to Make It

Step 1

Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add onion and garlic; cook 5 minutes or until golden, stirring frequently.

Step 2

Stir in pepper and next 3 ingredients (through broth); bring to a boil.

Step 3

Add tomatoes; reduce heat and simmer 10 minutes.

Step 4

Add pasta; cook 7 minutes or until done. Sprinkle each serving with 1 tablespoon cheese.

Step 5

Andrea's wine pick: The bold flavors of capers, tomato, and rosemary demand a wine with vivid acidity and savory-fruity flavors. Santa Christina Sangiovese from Italy ($99) does the job well.

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