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Copycat Olive Garden Pasta E Fagioli Soup

When we crave Olive Garden Pasta E Fagioli Soup this copycat recipe is perfect to make at home.
This hearty and delicious soup makes a big batch perfect for meal prep or freezer meals and is packed with several delicious meats, vegetables and pasta flavors that we all enjoy!
Course Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine American, Italian
Keyword Pasta E Fagioli Soup
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 2 hours 30 minutes
Total Time 3 hours
Servings 16 servings
Calories 250kcal
Author Jennifer @ Plowing Through Life

Ingredients

  • 1 pound Italian sausage
  • 1 pound ground sirloin hamburger
  • 1 large can kidney beans
  • 1/2 cup green onions chopped
  • 1/2 cup yellow onion chopped
  • 1/2 cup canned chunky tomatoes
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 cup celery chopped
  • 12 ounce can tomato paste
  • 1 1/2 cup carrot sticks chopped
  • 1 can beef broth
  • 3 cups cooked white northern beans
  • 1 cup small dried pasta we like Diavolo pasta
  • basil
  • oregano
  • thyme
  • rosemary

Instructions

  • In a large pot brown sausage and beef. If using lean meat draining may not be necessary, if there is a lot of liquid, drain excess fat.
  • Add onions, garlic, celery, carrots, beans, tomatoes, paste and beef broth.
  • Add herbs, but prepare to taste and add more if needed before serving
  • Add several cups of water according to desired thickness of finished soup.
  • Simmer 2 hours. Add more water as needed.
  • Add noodles, salt and pepper to taste. Simmer until noodles are tender, about 10 minutes.

Nutrition

Calories: 250kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 39mg | Sodium: 522mg | Potassium: 704mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 2405IU | Vitamin C: 8mg | Calcium: 63mg | Iron: 3mg