Thanks for sharing the substitutes that you used and that sounds like a good idea. Regarding freezing. Hi Mark, Oh my goodness I didn’t realize it didn’t specify the “canned.” I have updated that to clarify. I made your pasta e fagioli today and it was awesome. The frozen sauce for later, add the appropriate amount of pasta to the reheated sause at time. Instead pressure cooked it in my instant pot for 8 minutes and it was great! I’m sorry about that. Add ground beef and let it brown … Isn’t it the best! All the oils and salty-parmesan in the rind will meld with your broth and enhance the flavor. Natalya is most notably known for making cooking approachable for any person. thank you. The key is to develop some flavors. Give it another try… the ingredient given are spot on…. Delicious with a sprinkle of parmesan cheese and a side of garlic bread. Hi Mary Beth! Btw, I love your recipes, but I can’t like this one. Make Minestrone Soup Vegan – Easily make your minestrone vegan by using egg-free noodles (or rice!) . Thank you! We all loved it as usual, Always looking forward to your recipes. In the same pot, add diced carrots, onion, celery and pressed garlic. Minestrone is a hearty, traditional Italian soup typically made with beans, pasta and lots of vegetables. Hello Cathy, you are so welcome. Think of Pasta e Fagioli as an Italian spin on chili! Zuppa Toscana is Olive Garden's most popular soup. Some crunchy bread and a salad Yum. Improvised with items in my pantry. Natasha, I love your recipes & have tried many of them. I have not tested that to advise but it sounds like it may work. I wouldn’t recommend freezing Pasta e Fagioli. Now you can add the appropriate amount of pasta to your current pot. I will be using dried beans in all of the recipes. NOT burnt, takes some time. So love this soup!!! I will cook vegetables a little longer next time, though. If I were to use a flavored tomato sauce from Barilla, which one would you recommend? Pour chicken broth to the pot and let simmer for about 10 minutes. If you make this recipe, I’d love to see pics of your creations on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter! Simmer a recipe for spicy Chicken Tortilla Soup from Food Network that's loaded with fire-roasted tomatoes, black beans, jalapenos and more. This was so tasty and actually pretty easy to make too! Next time I plan to cut that in half. Made this last night, and it is delicious. Hi Diane, I haven’t tested that in a slow cooker to advise. It is also loaded with aromatic veggies and lean ground beef, making it a whole meal in a bowl. Glad I can make it at home! Vegetarian minestrone soup packed with veggies like celery, carrots, green beans and spinach and simmered in a flavorful, Italian seasoned tomato broth. Chock-full of beans, veggies, noodles and lean beef, this classic Italian soup is sure to win you over. My one question is, can you use an immersion blender to make this a little thicker?? That’s very useful info especially for others who also wants to do the same process. Sorry for the stupid question but do you have to cook the pasta before you add it to the soup? Great soup- I had been making something similar but w/beef broth. It cooks during the last ten minutes. Since the pasta goes mushy when frozen, I remove half of the soup to the freezer just before the pasta goes in. Thank you for that great review. Yummy! Bugün sizlere ailecek veya sevdikleriniz ile birlikte beğenerek yiyebileceğiniz çok lezzetli Olive Garden Minestrone Soup … I cooked the pasta el dente first, recipe didn’t say. Thankyou Natasha for sharing this amazing recipe! PERFECT PESTO I love pesto and it’s great to have a big amount tucked away in the freezer so you can make things like my Spring Minestrone Soup (above) or just a simple pasta pesto dish. You’re welcome Wendy! My grandmother always tossed her cooked noodles with a small amount of warm oil, then added them to the soup. Hi natasha Can you please tell me how to use new cast iron pot or how to season cast iron pot and which pots and pans you recommend please I really need your advice can you make a video tutorial on it I will be very thankful to you. I’ll be making it again for sure. Not only do l love your recipes, you put a smile on my face every time I watch your videos.Keep doing what you’re doing please! is that right? I’m so glad you enjoyed that. I was wondering, if I were to make this in my slow cooker, what would be the directions for that? Use your … Add flour and stir until the flour is fully incorporated and the raw flavor is … Ingredients 2 tablespoons butter 1 small white onion,chopped 1/2 cup chopped celery 1 cup chopped carrots 1 cup diced zucchini 1/2 cup fresh green beans chopped 1 tablespoon minced … Pasta e fagioli means pasta and beans….no meat! 4. Serve right away with a sprinkle of basil or parmesan cheese. Thank you for sharing that with me! Thank you for sharing that with us Carol! I’m happy that you enjoyed this recipe! Thank you for putting a big smile on my face with that thoughtful comment! On medium heat, preheat a large pot or dutch oven with oil. But my grandmother (from Italy) used ham. My other question is that I have some fresh mushrooms, what would you think about adding them to this recipe. Salt/pepper remaining meat in chunks under the broiler in the oven for a grilled richness, doesn’t take long. Think of Pasta e Fagioli as an Italian spin on. Hi! Thank you. Hi Stephanie! Will it work in this recipe? Thank you for sharing that wonderful review with me! On medium heat, preheat a large pot or dutch oven with oil. Add the frozen peas, spinach or wild garlic leaves, lemon juice, chives and salt and pepper. Season with salt and pepper. I think it would still be a tasty vegetable soup. Pasta e Fagioli is such a great comfort food dish for chilly weather. Natalya here from Momsdish. In Italian, “Pasta e Fagioli” translates to “pasta and beans”. Wouldn’t beef broth give it more flavor? It sounds like you have a new favorite! Thank you for an easy and wonderful recipe! Saute carrots, onions, and celery in butter until golden brown. All the oils and salty-parmesan in the rind will meld with your broth and enhance the flavor. Spring Minestrone Soup. HAHA that is the best!! It is hearty and loaded with Italian sausage, kale, bacon and potatoes. My boyfriend said to add more broth next time – he likes lots of broth. You should try it but I personally think that homemade is so much better. Kick up the amount of garlic for that familiar tang. Pasta e Fagioli is a hearty, one-pot soup inspired by Olive Garden. This is the first I ever made soup from scratch. 3. I can’t wait to make this tonight! This recipe will become a staple in our home…this soup is soooo hearty, delicious and such a wintertime “comfort food”. Hello Natasha, I love your recipes and your bubbly personality and how are you are on camera. Then natural release for 15 minutes. Will make again. I was wondering if I could substitute turkey instead of using beef. Also, don’t hesitate to use half beef, half Italian sausage. Serve with a garnish of additional chives over the top. Fish Tacos Recipe with Best Fish Taco Sauce! Then add pasta at end and cook for 1 minute. I’m glad you enjoyed this recipe! Totally delicious. No comments have so far been submitted. Hi Alex, I always feel homemade is better because of better quality ingredients. Microsoft may earn an Affiliate Commission if you purchase something through recommended links in this … 20 minutes? I can wait to make it tonight. Does this taste like olive garden’s soup? I know pastas can be wierd in soups and stews sometimes. Followed recipe as is minus the 10 min simmer and 10 min cook. Cooking everything fresh will not bring richness. ● Add the rest of the boiling water and the vegetable bouillon powder and bring to a simmer. I made a double batch (my only substitution was using ground turkey instead of the beef). Don’t use strong flavored greens like Kale. We skip the meat. So nourishing and flavorful! Stir to combine. I added all ingredients except Parmesan cheese and the pasta to the instant pot after browning the ground beef and sautéing veggies, set IP manual for 4 then quick release, then added pasta for another 5 minutes on manual. I made this the other night and it was a huge hit. It only requires one pot to make and it reheats amazingly throughout the week. Just made your delicious soup! I cook the pasta separate and add to the soup bowl before adding the soup. You’re welcome, Sue! If you experiment please let me know how you like the recipe. Add canned diced tomatoes, tomato sauce, and beef back to the cooking vegetables in the pot.