Pasta Fagioli a la Sinatra
A Heart-Healthy Pasta Recipe
- 3 Tbsp. olive oil
- 1 small red onion, chopped
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 (29-ounce) can tomato sauce
- 5 ½ cups water
- 2 Tbsp. fresh parsley, chopped
- 2 ½ tsp. fresh basil, chopped
- 2 ½ tsp. oregano (fresh if available)
- 1 (15-ounce) can cannellini beans
- 1 (15-ounce) can navy beans
- 1 cup shiitake mushrooms
- 1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese
- Salt and pepper to taste
- 1 pound ditali pasta
In a large pot over medium heat, cook onion in olive oil until translucent. Add garlic and cook until tender. Reduce heat, and stir in tomato sauce, water, parsley, basil, oregano, salt, cannellini beans, navy beans, shiitake mushrooms and Parmesan cheese. Salt and pepper to taste. Simmer about 1 hour. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain. Stir into soup.
Makes 8 servings.
Nutrition Facts (per serving): Calories 495, Fat 8 g, Sodium 1,031 mg, Carbs 93 g, Fiber 11 g, Protein 19 g
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