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Easy Pasta E Fagioli

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Easy Pasta E Fagioli
Take Italian Night to The Next Level with Pillsbury's Garlic Bread Pull-Apart Kit
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 35 min
  • Ingredients 10
  • Servings 4
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Italian for "pasta and beans," pasta e fagioli tosses together in 10 minutes and bakes in a little over a half hour. Magnifico!
Updated Oct 21, 2009

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 can (15 oz) Progresso™ cannellini beans, drained, rinsed
  • 1 can (14.5 oz) diced tomatoes
  • 1 carton (32 oz) Progresso™ chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil leaves, crushed
  • 1 cup uncooked elbow macaroni (4 oz)
  • 1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
Make With
Make With
Progresso Broth

Steps

  • 1
    In 3-quart saucepan, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add onion and garlic; cook and stir 2 minutes. Add remaining ingredients except macaroni and cheese. Heat to boiling. Reduce heat to medium-low; cover and simmer 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • 2
    Remove cover; increase heat to high. Heat to boiling. Reduce heat to medium. Add macaroni; cook 10 to 15 minutes or until tender. Sprinkle each serving with cheese.

Tips from the Pillsbury Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Stir in 1 cup red bell pepper, zucchini or other fresh veggies from your garden.
  • tip 2
    Crushing the dried basil helps to release the oils and enhances the flavor; if you have some basil growing in your garden, use that in place of the dried.

Nutrition Information

360 Calories, 8g Total Fat, 20g Protein, 51g Total Carbohydrate, 6g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
360
Calories from Fat
70
Total Fat
8g
13%
Saturated Fat
3g
15%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
10mg
4%
Sodium
1420mg
59%
Potassium
720mg
21%
Total Carbohydrate
51g
17%
Dietary Fiber
8g
31%
Sugars
6g
Protein
20g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
15%
15%
Calcium
25%
25%
Iron
30%
30%
Exchanges:
3 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 1 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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