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Hearty Soup for a Cold Night

Hearty Soup for a Cold Night

This recipe will freeze if you follow the directions below. That makes it a super easy meal!


Pasta E Fagioli Soup (copycat recipe from Olive Garden)
Italian Bread


Pasta E Fagioli Soup

(bag or container for Crock Pot)

1 lb ground meat or Italian Sausage, cooked and drained
1 C diced onion
1  C diced or sliced carrot
1  C celery, chopped
2 C diced tomatoes, undrained
1 C kidney beans, drained
1 C garbanzo beans, drained
2 t Italian seasoning
3 cloves garlic minced
¼ C chopped parsley
3 drops Tabasco sauce
1 C marinara sauce
8 oz pasta
1 49.5 oz can of beef broth (Take Home)
Place pasta in small bags.
Place all ingredients in individual’s bag or container except beef broth.


Thaw and place into crock pot with can of broth.
Cook on low for 7-8 hours or on high for 4-5 hours.
Place pasta in crock pot the last 30 minutes, or cook separately and add when ready to serve.
Top with Parmesan Cheese if desired.