Easy Pasta e Fagioli Recipe


This Italian soup–which has as many variations as there are cooks—is chock full of pasta, beans, and vegetables, making it a hearty one-dish meal.

What you will need

8 slices bacon, cut crosswise into 1/4-inch-wide strips

3 medium red onions, finely chopped

3 medium cloves garlic, minced

1/2 tsp. dried rosemary

2 quarts lower-salt chicken broth

Two 15-1/2-oz. cans chickpeas, rinsed and drained

14-1/2-oz. can petite-cut diced tomatoes

4 medium carrots, peeled, halved lengthwise, and thinly sliced

3 medium celery ribs with leaves, thinly sliced crosswise

1 slender 3-inch cinnamon stick

Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper

1 cup tubettini (or other small pasta)

1-1/2 tsp. red-wine vinegar; more to taste

Grated or shaved Parmigiano-Reggiano for garnish


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