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Make Olive Garden’s Delicious Pasta Fagioli At Home

 
One serving costs about $0.95

$0.95 per serving

2 people like this recipe

2 likes

This recipe is ready in 45 minutes

Ready in 45 minutes

20 lunch,soup,main course,main dish,dinner Mediterranean,Italian,European
spoonacular Score:61%

Spoonacular Score: 61%

 

Make Olive Garden’s Delicious Pasta Fagioli At Home requires around around 45 minutes from start to finish. This main course has 167 calories, 13g of protein, and 2g of fat per serving. This recipe serves 20. For 95 cents per serving, this recipe covers 14% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. If you have seasoning blend, pasta sauce, onions, and a few other ingredients on hand, you can make it. 2 people were impressed by this recipe. This recipe is typical of Mediterranean cuisine. It is brought to you by Foodista. With a spoonacular score of 61%, this dish is solid. Users who liked this recipe also liked Olive Garden Pastan e Fagioli, Olive Garden Pastan e Fagioli, and Olive Garden Pastan E Fagioli.

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Fattoria Viticcio Chianti Classico Riserva

A complex nose of sour cherry, ripe blackberry, cassis, and warm spices, a smooth and round palate, and a long finish. Blend: 95% Sangiovese and 5% Merlot.

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Ingredients

Servings:
1 lb
1 lb lean ground turkey
lean ground turkey
1 tsp
1 tsp olive oil
olive oil
3 cups
3 cups onions
onions
4
4  carrots
carrots
4
4  celery stalks
celery stalks
2
2  garlic cloves
garlic cloves
28 oz
28 oz diced canned tomatoes
diced canned tomatoes
16 oz
16 oz canned red kidney beans
canned red kidney beans
16 oz
16 oz canned white kidney beans
canned white kidney beans
16 oz
16 oz canned great northern beans
canned great northern beans
10 oz
10 oz canned beef broth
canned beef broth
24 oz
24 oz pasta sauce
pasta sauce
1
1  zucchini
zucchini
2 Tbsps
2 Tbsps italian seasoning blend
italian seasoning blend
2 tsps
2 tsps fresh ground pepper
fresh ground pepper
6 oz
6 oz whole wheat penne pasta
whole wheat penne pasta
some
some parmesan cheese
parmesan cheese
1 lb lean ground turkey
1 lb
lean ground turkey
1 tsp olive oil
1 tsp
olive oil
3 cups onions
3 cups
onions
4  carrots
4
carrots
4  celery stalks
4
celery stalks
2  garlic cloves
2
garlic cloves
28 oz diced canned tomatoes
28 oz
diced canned tomatoes
16 oz canned red kidney beans
16 oz
canned red kidney beans
16 oz canned white kidney beans
16 oz
canned white kidney beans
16 oz canned great northern beans
16 oz
canned great northern beans
10 oz canned beef broth
10 oz
canned beef broth
24 oz pasta sauce
24 oz
pasta sauce
1  zucchini
1
zucchini
2 Tbsps italian seasoning blend
2 Tbsps
italian seasoning blend
2 tsps fresh ground pepper
2 tsps
fresh ground pepper
6 oz whole wheat penne pasta
6 oz
whole wheat penne pasta
some parmesan cheese
some
parmesan cheese

Equipment

colander
colander
ladle
ladle
bowl
bowl
pot
pot
colander
colander
ladle
ladle
bowl
bowl
pot
pot


Instructions

Brown beef in a large soup pot. Drain in a colander in sink. In the same pot, heat the olive oil. Add the onions, carrots, celery, and garlic and cook for 2 minutes. Stir often. Add the drained beef back to the pot. Stir in the canned tomatoes, beans, beef broth, spaghetti sauce, zucchini, water, Italian seasonings and pepper. Bring soup up to a boil. Turn heat to a simmer, cover and let cook for 50 minutes. Add pasta to the soup. Cover and cook for about 10 minutes longer until pasta is ready. Ladle soup into a small bowl or cup. Top with grated Parmesan cheese, if desired Makes 20 cups

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Price Breakdown

Cost per Serving: $0.95
Ingredient
1 pound lean ground turkey
1 teaspoon olive oil
3 cups onions
4 carrots
4 celery stalks
2 garlic cloves
28 ounces diced canned tomatoes
16 ounces canned red kidney beans
16 ounces canned white kidney beans
16 ounces canned great northern beans
10 ounces canned beef broth
24 ounces pasta sauce
1 zucchini
2 teaspoons fresh ground pepper
6 ounces whole wheat penne pasta
some parmesan cheese
Price
$7.48
$0.05
$1.06
$0.43
$0.06
$0.13
$1.70
$0.81
$0.81
$1.13
$0.67
$2.67
$0.56
$0.12
$0.60
$0.63
$18.93

Tips

Health Tips

  • Before you pass up garlic because you don't want the bad breath that comes with it, keep in mind that the compounds that cause garlic breath also offer a lot of health benefits. Garlic has anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antibacterial, and antiviral properties. If you really want to get the most health benefits out of your garlic, choose Spanish garlic, which contains the most allicin (one of garlic's most beneficial compounds).

  • The great thing about parmesan cheese is that a little goes a long way, especially if you're buying the real deal.

Price Tips

  • Most dairy products stay good well past their sell-by date. Instead of throwing out perfectly safe food that is just a few days or maybe even a week or two old, make sure the product smells fine, has a normal texture, and doesn't taste funny. Sniff testing isn't exactly rocket science and it can keep you from wasting food (and money).

Cooking Tips

  • If parmesan plays a big role in the flavor of your dish (or if you're a serious foodie or serious about avoiding additivies) it might be worth your time to track down "true" parmesan, Parmigiano Reggiano.

  • Carrots can be stored in the fridge for 2 to 3 weeks. The starch in the carrots will turn to sugar over time, but this is not a problem, they'll just taste sweeter. The academy lesson about carrots contains more useful information.

  • If you're using olive oil to cook at high temperatures, make sure that the olive oil you're using has a high smoke point because heating an oil past its smoke point can ruin the flavor and even release harmful compounds into your dish. Many people recommend saving extra-virgin olive oil for cold dishes or for adding the finishing touch to a warm dish. You could also use canola oil, coconut oil, or another good high-temperature oil to be on the safe side.

  • Make sure you cook ground meat thoroughly. Grinding meat creates a lot of surface area that bacteria can grow on, so eating undercooked ground meat poses a real health risk.

  • get more cooking tips

Green Tips

  • Parmesan cheese is traditionally made using rennet, an animal-derived enzyme. For this reason, true parmesan cheese is not suitable for vegetarians. You might be able to find a vegetarian hard cheese to substitute.

Disclaimer

Nutritional Information

Quickview
167 Calories
12g Protein
1g Total Fat
26g Carbs
20% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
167
8%

Fat
1g
3%

  Saturated Fat
0.55g
3%

Carbohydrates
26g
9%

  Sugar
6g
7%

Cholesterol
13mg
5%

Sodium
447mg
19%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
12g
26%

Vitamin A
2338IU
47%

Fiber
6g
28%

Manganese
0.51mg
25%

Vitamin B6
0.43mg
22%

Vitamin B3
3mg
19%

Phosphorus
182mg
18%

Potassium
626mg
18%

Vitamin K
16µg
16%

Iron
2mg
15%

Magnesium
56mg
14%

Folate
54µg
14%

Vitamin C
11mg
13%

Copper
0.26mg
13%

Vitamin B1
0.16mg
11%

Selenium
7µg
11%

Calcium
98mg
10%

Vitamin E
1mg
9%

Vitamin B2
0.15mg
9%

Zinc
1mg
8%

Vitamin B5
0.65mg
7%

Vitamin B12
0.14µg
2%

covered percent of daily need

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