Pasta Fagioli

Pasta Fagioli

Leafy greens like kale and Swiss chard are super foods that guard against cancer, while adding unique flavor to this Italian favorite. Use baby spinach if kale or Swiss chard are not available.

Pasta Fagioli

Yield: 8

Serving Size: ¾ cup

Pasta Fagioli

Ingredients

  • 5 garlic cloves, peeled
  • 1 small onion, quartered
  • 1 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
  • 28 oz./755 g can whole tomatoes
  • 3¼ cups fat-free low-sodium chicken stock
  • 2 (15 oz./425 g) cans cannellini beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 tsp. Italian Herb Seasoning Blend
  • 4 oz./115 g ditalini or other small pasta
  • 4 cups kale or Swiss chard, roughly chopped
  • ¼ cup Parmesan cheese, grated using Grate ’N Measure® Grater
  • ¼ cup chopped parsley

Instructions

  1. In base of Quick Chef® Pro System, process onion and garlic until finely chopped. Transfer to a small bowl and set aside.
  2. Preheat a 6-Qt./5.6 L pot over medium-high heat.
  3. Add olive oil and sauté onion and garlic until translucent and fragrant.
  4. Chop tomatoes in base of Quick Chef® Pro System.
  5. Add tomatoes, chicken stock, beans and seasoning blend to onions and garlic.
  6. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer 20-30 minutes.
  7. Cook ditalini in Microwave Pasta Maker 8 minutes. Drain.
  8. Add kale and cooked pasta to pot.
  9. Reduce heat and simmer 5-10 minutes until kale is wilted.
  10. Sprinkle with grated Parmesan cheese and parsley before serving.
garlic cloves, peeled
1 small onion, quartered
1 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
28 oz./755 g can whole tomatoes
3¼ cups fat-free low-sodium chicken stock
2 (15 oz./425 g) cans cannellini beans,
drained and rinsed
1 tsp. Simple Indulgence™
Italian Herb Seasoning Blend
4 oz./115 g ditalini or other small pasta
4 cups kale or Swiss chard,
roughly chopped
¼ cup Parmesan cheese, grated
using Grate ’N Measure® Grater
¼ cup chopped parsley
In base of Quick Chef™ Pro System, process
onion and garlic until finely chopped. Transfer
to a small bowl and set aside.
Preheat a Chef Series™ 6-Qt./5.6 L Dutch
Oven over medium-high heat. Add olive oil
and sauté onion and garlic until translucent
and fragrant. Chop tomatoes in base of
Quick Chef™ Pro System. Add tomatoes,
chicken stock, beans and seasoning blend
to onions and garlic. Bring to a boil, reduce
heat and simmer 20-30 minutes.
Cook ditalini in Tupperware® Microwave
Pasta Maker 8 minutes. Drain. Add kale
and cooked pasta to Dutch Oven. Reduce
heat and simmer 5-10 minutes until kale is
wilted. Sprinkle with grated Parmesan
cheese and parsley before serving.