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You can't beat the simplicity of pasta e fagioli, aka Italian pasta and bean soup. It's comforting, healthy and will have your family begging for more. 242 calories and 5 Weight Watchers Freestyle SP #soup #pasta #beans
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Pasta e Fagioli Recipe (Italian Pasta & Bean Soup)

You can't beat the simplicity of pasta e fagioli, aka Italian pasta and bean soup. It's comforting, healthy and will have your family begging for more. 242 calories and 5 Weight Watchers Freestyle SP
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Entrees, Soups
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: Clean Eating, Vegetarian
Servings: 15 Cups
Calories: 242.6kcal

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Heat oil over medium-high heat in a large soup pot and saute onion, garlic and spices until just tender about 4-5 minutes.
  • Add tomato paste and stir well. Reduce heat to low and cook for 3-4 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Add the water, chicken stock and beans to the pot; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer for 20 minutes.
  • Stir in cooked pasta and parsley just before serving. Garnish with Parmesan cheese and serve with crusty bread for dunking, if desired.

Notes

Weight Watchers Points: 5 (Freestyle SmartPoints), 6 (Points+)
* The salt and pepper to taste are not included in the nutritional information.
Reprinted with permission from Food From Our Ancestors: The Ultimate Italian Sunday Dinner

Nutrition

Serving: 1.5Cups | Calories: 242.6kcal | Carbohydrates: 38.6g | Protein: 10.6g | Fat: 6.7g | Saturated Fat: 0.8g | Sodium: 557.3mg | Fiber: 7.1g | Sugar: 3.3g