Saturday, December 27, 2014

Slow Cooker Pasta E Fagioli Soup

Need a dinner idea that is easy, satisfying, and delicious?  Try this hearty soup recipe.  It  is sure to be a family/company pleaser.  This tasty soup is filled with veggies, meat, and pasta cooked in  a broth flavored with spices and spaghetti sauce.    Place all of the ingredients in a Crock Pot set on low and 8 hours later dinner is done.   Top with some shredded Parmesan cheese and you are ready to serve. Great for those days when you are busy or just need a day to relax.

Slow Cooker Pasta E Fagioli Soup
From Family Favorite Recipes Adapted by From My Southwest Kitchen


1 1/3 lbs ground beef
1 onion, chopped
3 carrots, sliced
4 stalks celery, sliced
2 (14.5 ounce) cans  petite diced tomatoes, undrained
1 (16 ounce) can red kidney beans, drained
1 (16 ounce) can white kidney beans, drained
1 quart beef stock
3 teaspoons oregano
2 teaspoons pepper
1 teaspoon dried basil
1/2 to1 teaspoon  crushed red pepper flakes
1 (20 ounce) jar spaghetti sauce
8 ounces  dried ditalini pasta
Shredded Parmesan cheese


1. Brown beef in a skillet.
2. Drain fat from beef and add to crock pot with everything except pasta.
3. Cook on low 7-8 hours or high 4-5 hours.
4. Cook pasta according to package directions.
5. Add pasta to the soup and mix in.
6. Serve with grated Parmesan cheese.

Servings: 12-14


  1. An easy peasy pasta recipe and it looks very delicious too, Geraldine.

  2. Love this pasta Geraldine!
    Look delicious!

  3. This is a perfect hearty soup for winter and around the holidays - filling and healthy! Happy New Year!