Pasta e Fagioli Italian Soup Recipe

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One of our favorite soup recipes is Pasta e Fagioli Italian Soup Recipe. If you haven’t tried this soup, to me it is like part chili, part spaghetti. It makes a great warm meal for cold winter nights. It is even better left over the next day. This recipe is a part of my family recipe favorites collection.

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My husband can’t get enough of The Olive Gardens version of this hearty soup, so we searched the web to find a great knock-off version. We came across what we think is “the best” recipe by Todd Wilbur of Top Secret Recipes. But of course, we had to tweak it for our own taste, so here’s our adaptation of his version.

Bake some crusty bread and let’s make some soup!

 

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Pasta e Fagioli Italian Soup Recipe
My version of this hearty Italian soup!
Pasta e Fagioli Italian Soup Recipe
Prep Time 20 minutes
Servings
8
Ingredients
  • 1 pound ground turkey
  • 1 cup diced onion
  • 1 cup julienne carrots
  • 1 cup chopped celery
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 14.5 ounce cans diced tomatoes
  • 1 15.5 ounce can red kidney beans with liquid
  • 1 15 ounce can great northern beans with liquid
  • 1 15 ounce can tomato sauce
  • 46 ounces of Spicy V-8 juice
  • 1 tablespoon of vinegar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 teaspoon basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon thyme
  • 1/2 pound Ditalini pasta 1/2 of a 1pkg.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Servings
8
Ingredients
  • 1 pound ground turkey
  • 1 cup diced onion
  • 1 cup julienne carrots
  • 1 cup chopped celery
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 14.5 ounce cans diced tomatoes
  • 1 15.5 ounce can red kidney beans with liquid
  • 1 15 ounce can great northern beans with liquid
  • 1 15 ounce can tomato sauce
  • 46 ounces of Spicy V-8 juice
  • 1 tablespoon of vinegar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 teaspoon basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon thyme
  • 1/2 pound Ditalini pasta 1/2 of a 1pkg.
Pasta e Fagioli Italian Soup Recipe
Instructions
  1. Brown and drain the ground turkey in a large saucepan.
  2. Add the turkey to a large stock pot.
  3. Saute onion, carrot, celery {Hint: for more flavor~ add some of the celery leaves} and garlic until tender in a large saucepan.
  4. Add veggies to stockpot.
  5. Stir in all remaining ingredients, but do not add the pasta.
  6. Simmer for at least an hour.
  7. Cook pasta by package directions for al dente and drain.
  8. Add the pasta to the soup.
  9. Simmer for 5 minutes more and serve.
Recipe Notes

We absolutely love this soup it's a monthly staple around our house and the longer it cooks the better it tastes. Serve with crusty bread! Enjoy!

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