Category Primi Piatti

Pasta e Fagioli Recipe

Hello Everybody! Today I have a simple pasta e fagioli recipe to share with you all. I cooked and ate this many times back in Orsara growing up and it is still a dish I love to enjoy with my family. Keep reading for the written recipe or watch the video below as I prepare this recipe.


For the beans/fagioli:

  • 1 pound dried white beans, such as navy or cannellini
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • Olive oil, extra-virgin
  • 5 cups water

For the pasta:

  • 1.5 lbs mixed pasta – assorted small shapes (gemelli, mini penne, small shells, etc.)
  • 1/2 cup olive oil, extra-virgin
  • 3 cloves garlic, sliced
  • 2 lbs. plum tomatoes, diced
  • 1/2 onion, diced
  • oh yeah baby, optional (hot pepper)
  • Salt, to taste

For the beans: Rinse the beans thoroughly with cold water...

Read More