Try my, “Pasta For Jolie Soup” (Named after my daughter instead of Fagioli “bean”.)
Meatless Monday can be a challenge for some, but it is actually quite easy!
This soup is a one pot meal, easy to make and as always is, “kid approved”!
You will need the following:
*2 boxes of Organic Free Range Chicken broth OR Vegetable broth
*4 small cans of Organic white beans rinsed & drained OR 2 large cans
*1 large Organic sweet onion chopped finely
*6 Organic garlic cloves minced
*4 tbs. Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil
*1 small box of Organic baby spinach chopped
*10 Organic basil leaves chopped
*1 large can of organic Plum tomatoes drained and chopped into chuncks
*2 tbs. Organic tomato Paste
*1 Parmesan rind
*2 cups of dry Organic pasta
*1/2 cup fresh grated Parmesan cheese
*Sea salt & pepper to taste
1.). In a large soup pot heat on medium heat for a few minutes, then add oil.
2.) Add onions & cook for 6-8 minutes then stirr. Afterwards add the garlic to the pot and cook for an additional 2 minutes.
3.). Next add the beans, parmasean rind, tomatoes, tomato paste, broth and cook unit it comes to a boil.
4.). Afterwards add pasta and spinach and cook for 10 mintues. Stir in the basil and parmasean cheese.
5.) Remove the rind & discard. Then ladle 4 cups of soup in a blender or Cuisinart, and add back to pot and stir thoroughly.
Ladle into bowls, & serve with grated fresh mozzarella or additionalparmasean cheese.
Take it from a Mom who loves making dinner a breeze! Enjoy!