Some of my favorite meals to enjoy during the Fall and Winter months are soup. There’s just something about soup that is so heartwarming. I take comfort in those meals. It’s like food for the soul.
One of my favorite dishes is Crock Pot Pasta e Fagioli Soup. I like my soups on the chunkier side with a lot of flavour and substance. This is one of those soups that offer just that. It reminds me a lot of a chili, but it’s far from it!
If you’re looking for a soup to add to your Fall and Winter recipe roster, this is one is a must try!

Crock Pot Pasta e Fagioli Soup
Ingredients
1 lb ground beef

1 small onion (diced) 
10 baby carrots, (chopped) 
1 stalk celery (chopped) 
2 cloves garlic (minced) 
28oz can of diced tomatoes 
15oz can red kidney beans (with liquid)
15oz can white kidney beans (with liquid) 
15oz jar of your favorite tomato sauce
1 tbsp white vinegar 
1 ½ tsp salt 
1 tsp oregano 
1 tsp Club House Roast Garlic & Red Peppers Spice (optional) 
½ tsp pepper
½ tsp thyme 
½ lb Ditali pasta
Directions
Brown your ground beef. Drain off fat.
In crock pot, combine your liquids, veggies and spices. Stir in the ground beef. Cook on low 6 to 8 hours.
When you’re meal is just about ready, prepare your pasta on the stove top. Cook pasta until al dente and stir into your crock pot. Don’t overcook your pasta, as it will continue to soften in the crock pot. 
Serve with crusty bread.
Enjoy!

9 Comments on Foodie Friday: Pasta e Fagioli Soup

  1. fredamans
    December 7, 2012 at 5:15 pm (5 years ago)

    Authentic Italian Fagioli Pasta is not a soup.

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  2. Victoria Ess
    December 10, 2012 at 5:15 pm (5 years ago)

    This is my favourrritttteeee dish!

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  3. Brandi Yee
    December 11, 2012 at 4:20 pm (5 years ago)

    YUM!! This looks delicious and hearty 🙂

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  4. Kathryn Lavallee
    December 11, 2012 at 4:24 pm (5 years ago)

    YUM! I love it when tasty dishes are incorporated into a soup; perfect warming and filling choice for a cold winter day!

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  5. Kelly @ City Mom
    December 11, 2012 at 4:30 pm (5 years ago)

    I share your love for soup, and yes, especially during the cold months. I love the look of this recipe. I think I may make it 2nite!

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  6. Just Us Girls
    December 11, 2012 at 4:58 pm (5 years ago)

    Oh that looks and sounds so yummy right now. I could go for something warm and comfy. Mind delivering? 😉

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  7. Denise G
    December 11, 2012 at 5:12 pm (5 years ago)

    This looks like my kind of soup. I love soups, especially home made. I am like you I like a soup with substance and this certainly has it. So healthy and looks very tasty!

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  8. Ashley
    December 11, 2012 at 5:51 pm (5 years ago)

    Mmmm that sounds delish! I’ve never added vinegar to pasta sauce! Does it make a big difference?

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  9. Country Mouse, City Mouse
    December 12, 2012 at 1:25 am (5 years ago)

    I just got back from walking the dog and it’s cold out there! I could sure go for a bowl of that soup right now:)

    Reply

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