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Pasta E Fagioli

In Italian, pasta and beans. A traditional Italian soup. Hint: Serve garnish with fresh parsley and a little Parmesan cheese.

1 1/2 c dried navy beans
1/2 lb whole wheat pasta
3 T olive oil
1 c onion,chopped
1 c carrots,sliced
1 c celery,sliced
1/2 t garlic,crushed
2 c tomato,peeled and diced
1 t dried sage
1/2 t dried oregano
1/4 t black pepper

In large bowl, combine beans with 6 cups cold water. Refrigerate overnight. Next day, turn beans and water into 6 quart kettle. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer covered, about 3 hours or until beans are tender. Stir several times during cooking, drain, reserving about 2 cups of liquid. Cook macaroni. Heat oil in a large skillet. Sauté onion, carrot, celery and garlic until soft (about 20 minutes). Do not brown. Add tomato, sage, oregano and pepper. Cover, cook over medium heat, 15 minutes. In large saucepan or kettle, combine beans, macaroni and sautéed vegetables. Add 1 1/2 cups of reserved bean liquid. Bring to a boil, cover, simmer 35 to 40 minutes, stirring several times and adding more liquid if needed.

Yield: 6 Servings

Sodium Category: LowSodium

Diabetic Exchanges
0 Starch
0 Fruit
0 Milk
0 Other Carbohydrates
0 Vegetable
0 Lean Meat
0 Very Lean Meat
0 Fat

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 Helping
Servings Per Recipe 6

Amount Per Serving
Calories 400
Calories from Fat 75

% Daily Values *

Total Fat 8 gr
  Saturated Fat 1 gr
  Polyunsaturated Fat 1 gr
  Monounsaturated Fat 5 gr
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 38 mg
Potassium 971 mg
Carbohydrates 69 gr
  Dietary Fiber 13.1gr
Protein 17 gr
12%
6%
 
 
0%
2%
23%
24%
52%
 

Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron
82%
20%
12%
26%

* Percent Daily Values are based on
a 2000 calorie diet