Pasta And Fagioli Recipe

* peeled, seeded and diced or 1 16-oz. can plum tomatoes, drained and chopped

** kidney or navy beans, rinsed and drained

Step 1

In large skillet (or 4 - 6 qt. heavy casserole), heat oil. Saute onions and garlic over low heat about 8 to 10 minutes, until onions are soft and translucent. Add tomatoes, oregano, thyme, rosemary, cayenne and salt and pepper. Simmer about 10 minutes until sauce is thick and hot. Add beans and water, cook about 5 to 8 minutes to heat through. Stir in pasta, parsley and balsamic vinegar. To serve spoon 1 1/4 Cups on four plates and top with a little parmesan cheese.

Each serving contains about 330 calories; 4 milligrams cholesterol; 6 grams fat; 610 milligrams sodium. --

Things You'll Need

  • 1tb Olive Oil; fresh virgin
  • 1 Onion; finely chopped
  • 3 Clove garlic; minced
  • 1lb Tomato;fresh, roma, *
  • 1ts Oregano; dried
  • 1/2ts Thyme; dried
  • 1/2ts Rosemary; crushed,dried
  • 1/4ts Marjoram; crushed,dried
  • Dash cayenne pepper
  • 1/4ts Black Pepper
  • 1/4ts Salt
  • 15oz Cannellini; **
  • 1/2c Water; or more
  • 8oz Rotelle pasta; cooked
  • 1/3c Parsley; finely chopped
  • 1/2ts Balsamic vinegar
  • Parmesan cheese for topping

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