Slow Cooker Pasta e Fagioli


Slow Cooker Pasta e Fafioli

Slow Cooker Pasta e Fagioli

Recipe provided courtesy of Taste of Home magazine.  Find more great recipes at


This is my favorite soup to make because it’s so flavorful, hearty and healthy.  I have served this hearty dish to guests and received many compliments.  The soup will be thick, but delicious.

         Penny Novy                                                                     Buffalo Grove, Illinois


Slow Cooker Pasta e Fagioli Recipe

Slow Cooker Pasta e Fagioli

1 lb. ground beef

1 medium onion, chopped

1 carton (32 oz.) chicken broth

2 cans (14 ½ oz. each) diced tomatoes, undrained

1 can (15 oz.) white kidney or cannellini beans, rinsed and drained

2 medium carrots, chopped

1 ½ cups finely chopped cabbage

1 celery rib, chopped

2 Tbsp. minced fresh basil or 2 tsp. dried basil

2 garlic cloves, minced

½ tsp. salt

½ tsp. pepper

1 cup ditalini or other small pasta

Grated Parmesan chess, optional


In a large skillet, cook beef and onion over medium heat until beef is no longer pink and onion is tender; drain.

Transfer to a 4 or 5 quart slow cooker.  Stir in the broth, tomatoes, beans, carrots, cabbage, celery, basil, garlic, salt and garlic.  Cover and cook on LOW for 7-8 hours or until vegetables are tender.

Stir in pasta.  Cover and cook on high 30 minutes longer or pasta is tender.  Sprinkle with cheese.

8 servings


(Recipe for Slow Cooker Pasta e Fagioli was on, 2014)








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