Pasta e Fagioli Soup - The Southern Lady Cooks

Translastion.. Pasta e Fagioli means pasta and beans.  If you have followed our site for any amount of time, you know we love to try new recipes and many from different areas. This Italian soup was incredible! The whole family loved it and we will definitely make it again and again.

Pasta e Fagioli Ingredients Needed:

Ground Beef or Italian Sausage




Diced Tomatoes

Kidney Beans

White Kidney Beans or Cannellini Beans

Beef Broth

Tomato Sauce

Spaghetti Sauce

Dried Oregano or Italian Seasoning

Black Pepper

Dried Parsley

Tabasco Sauce

Minced Garlic


Pasta Ditalini

As you can see this delicious soup is loaded with hearty ingredients. The beans and pasta are such a wonderful combination, then you add in all the ground beef or sausage, spices, vegetables and it’s so good! This recipe makes quite a bit so it would be perfect for a large gathering. Great comfort food on a cold day and wonderful for a Fall tailgate!

These super easy Garlic Cheese Biscuits are a wonderful addition to this soup and takes no time to make!

Pasta e Fagioli Soup - The Southern Lady Cooks

Pasta e Fagioli Soup - The Southern Lady Cooks

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Pasta e Fagioli Soup

Delicious soup your family will love! Pasta e Fagioli also knows as pasta and beans.

Prep Time20 mins

Cook Time40 mins

Total Time1 hr

Course: Soup

Cuisine: American

Keyword: Pasta e Fagioli Soup

Servings: 8 servings

Author: The Southern Lady Cooks

  • 1 pound ground beef or Italian sausage
  • 1 medium sized onion peeled and chopped
  • 2 carrots scraped and chopped or sliced
  • 2 stalks of celery chopped
  • 1 15 ounce can diced tomatoes
  • 1 14.5 ounce can red kidney beans, drained
  • 1 14.5 ounce can white kidney beans or cannellini beans, drained
  • 1 15 ounce can beef broth
  • 1 8 ounce can tomato sauce
  • 1 cup of your favorite spaghetti sauce I used tomato, basil and garlic pasta sauce
  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano or Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 3 teaspoons dried parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon tabasco sauce optional
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup pasta ditalini could use shell pasta
  • Brown ground beef in a large stock pot on top of the stove and drain. Add remaining ingredients except pasta. Bring to a boil, turn down to simmer, add pasta.

  • Cover and cook for 30 to 40 minutes or until pasta and vegetables are tender. Can serve with shredded parmesan cheese on top. Makes 8 to 10 servings.

This recipe can easily be made in the crockpot by browning the meat on the stovetop, drain and add to crockpot along with remaining ingredients except pasta. Add pasta the last 30 minutes of cooking. Cook on low for 7 to 8 hours or high 4 to 5 hours.

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