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Pasta e Fagioli

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Pasta e Fagioli
  • Prep Time 45 min
  • Total Time 45 min
  • Servings 6
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This classic Italian soup comes together quickly and is hearty enough that even meat eaters will be satisfied! Pureeing a portion of the beans gives the soup creamy texture without added fat or calories.

Ingredients

1
tablespoon olive oil
1
medium yellow onion, finely chopped
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1
teaspoon dried thyme
1/2
teaspoon dried rosemary
4
cups Progresso™ reduced-sodium chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
3/4
cup uncooked elbow macaroni
2
cans (15 oz each) Progresso™ cannellini beans, drained, rinsed
1
can (28 oz) Muir Glen™ organic fire roasted crushed tomatoes, undrained
1/2
lb ground Italian sausage, browned and drained
Grated Parmesan cheese, fresh thyme and crushed red pepper flakes, if desired

Directions

  • 1 In 5-quart stockpot, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add onion; cook 3 to 5 minutes or until tender and translucent. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer, stirring frequently.
  • 2 Add thyme, rosemary and 3 1/2 cups of the chicken broth. Heat to boiling. Add macaroni; boil 5 to 7 minutes or until macaroni is almost tender but retains a bit of bite.
  • 3 In blender, blend remaining 1/2 cup chicken broth, 1 can of the beans and the tomatoes. Blend until smooth. Add mixture to stockpot along with remaining can of beans and the sausage. Reduce heat to medium-low; simmer 10 minutes to blend flavors and heat through.
  • 4 To serve, ladle soup into bowls. Top each serving with remaining ingredients.
  • 5 Freezer Directions: Make as directed through step 3, but do not simmer 10 minutes to heat through. Ladle soup mixture into quart-size resealable plastic freezer bags; let out any excess air, and seal. Place bags flat in freezer. When ready to eat, thaw overnight in refrigerator. Place in 5-quart stockpot, and reheat over medium heat until heated through.
Tips  

Kidney beans can be substituted for the cannellini beans, if desired.

Nutrition Information 

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
360
(
Calories from Fat
90
)
Daily Value
Total Fat
10g
16%
(
Saturated Fat
3g
15%
,
Trans Fat
0g
)
Cholesterol
15mg
5%
Sodium
1240mg
52%
Potassium
135mg
4%
Total Carbohydrate
48g
16%
(
Dietary Fiber
8g
33%
,
Sugars
2g
)
Protein
17g
Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%
15%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
8%
8%
Iron
20%
20%
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 1 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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