Pasta E FagioliFrom chefelaine 8 years ago
- 6 oz Dried cranberry beans shopping list
- 3 1/2 oz olive oil shopping list
- 3 oz pancetta (unsmoked Italian-style bacon) ground or chopped fine shopping list
- 3 oz onion, chopped fine shopping list
- 2 to 3 garlic cloves, chopped ine shopping list
- 1 1/2 oz carrot chopped fine shopping list
- 1 1/2 oz celery chopped fine shopping list
- 2 fresh sage leaves chopped shopping list
- 1/2 tbsp Fresh rosemary chopped shopping list
- 1 1/2 tbsp Chopped fresh parsley shopping list
- 1 1/4 qt water shopping list
- 1/2 oz tomato paste shopping list
- to taste --- salt shopping list
- 1/2 lb Dried fettuccine broken shopping list
- 6 tsp Grated parmesan cheese shopping list
How to make it
- Clean and rinse the beans.
- Soak in cold water overnight.
- Heat 4 fl oz olive oil in a heavy saucepan over moderate heat.
- Add the pancetta and cook, stirring from time to time, until crisp.
- Remove with a slotted spoon, leaving the fat in the pot.
- Add the onion, carrot, celery, garlic, sage, rosemary, and parsley to the pot.
- Sweat in the reserved fat just until the vegetables start to become tender.
- Drain the beans and add them to the pot.
- At the same time, add the water.
- Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer until the beans are almost tender, about 45 minutes.
- Add the tomato paste.
- Continue to simmer until the beans are very tender.
- Remove about half of the soup and pass it through a food mill to purée it.
- Return it to the pot with the rest of the soup.
- Season to taste with salt.
- At this point the soup should be thick but still liquid enough to cook the pasta when it is added.
- If necessary, add a little more water.
- Add the pasta and simmer until it is tender.
- Stir in the reserved pancetta.
- Serve each portion topped with 1 teaspoon cheese and a drizzle of olive oil.
- If cranberry beans are not available, use white kidney beans.
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LOVE this stuff! had it in restaurants, but never had a recipe! Thanks so much for sharing. High 5 to you!sparow64 in Sweetwater loved it
this is my very favorite soup i crave it and every once in a while gotta run to olive garden to get it with there salad hahaha.............
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I've been looking for a great Pasta Fagioli recipe for a long time! I'll have to try this one! Sounds wonderful!lilliancooks in Long Island loved it
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