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Pasta e Fagioli | Pasta Recipes

Pasta e Fagioli | Pasta Recipes

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Course Easy Recipes, Pasta, Soups
Cuisine Italian
Servings 4
Calories 130 kcal


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 1 potato, diced
  • 2 ripe tomatoes, coarsely chopped
  • 1.25 litres chicken or vegetable stock
  • a sprig of thyme, sage or rosemary
  • 800 g tinned cannellini beans, drained
  • 150 g small dried pasta shapes, such as orecchiette
  • a pinch of crushed dried chillies
  • sea salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • freshly grated Parmesan heese, to serve


  • #This hearty soup of pasta and beans is a classic from the region of Puglia in Italy – the pasta shapes traditionally used are orecchiette, meaning ‘little ears’.# Heat the oil in a large saucepan, add the onion, garlic and potato and cook for 3-4 minutes until golden. Add the tomatoes and cook for 2-3 minutes until softened.
  • Add the stock, herbs, beans, pasta, dried chillies, salt and pepper.
  • Bring to the boil, then simmer for about 10 minutes, until the pasta and potatoes are cooked.
  • Pasta e Fagioli ricetta
    Pasta e Fagioli ricetta
    Divide between 4 bowls, sprinkle with Parmesan, then serve.
Keyword Pasta recipes