17 September 2012
Pasta e Fagioli
Brown the ground beef in a large stock pot or Dutch Oven over medium heat
Add the onion, carrot, celery, and garlic, and saute for 10 minutes, until vegetables are tender
Add remaining ingredients, except pasta, and simmer for 1 hour, stirring often
At 50 minutes into simmer time, cook the pasta according to package directions, until al dente
Drain the pasta and add to the pot of soup
Simmer for 5-10 minutes and serve. Top with freshly grated Parmesan cheese.