Bean and Pasta Soup Recipe

Bean and Pasta Soup is healthy and delicious soup, from the Italian cuisine. Learn how to make/prepare Bean and Pasta Soup by following this easy recipe.
Bean and Pasta Soup Recipe
Preparation Time 60 Minutes
Cooking Time 25 Minutes
Difficulty Average
Recipe Type Veg.
Serves 4
  • 5 Fresh Sage Leaves
  • 16 ounces Dried Cannellini Beans (or white beans)
  • 1 tsp Rosemary Leaves (fresh)
  • 1/2 tsp Cayenne Flakes
  • 6 cups Water
  • 2 tbsp Tomato Paste
  • 3 cloves Garlic (minced)
  • 2 cloves Garlic
  • 9 tbsp Olive Oil
  • Salt (as per taste)
  • Pepper (as per taste)
  • 8 oz Ziti or Tubular Pasta (short)
How to make Bean and Pasta Soup:
  • Soak the beans a night before in cold water. In the morning, drain and rinse them.
  • Take a large stew pot and put beans in it, along with whole garlic, water, sage leaves and 3 tbsp oil.
  • Bring the beans to a boil and cook them on simmer for approximately 1 hour. Make sure they are tender.
  • In the meantime, take a small skillet and heat 6 tbsp of oil and garlic and stir for 1 minute.
  • Now, add cayenne pepper flakes, tomato paste, salt, pepper and fresh rosemary leaves in it and stir again.
  • Take the cooked beans and add the above mixture in it. Stir well again.
  • Pass soup through food mill, pour it in the stew pot and cook on low heat, till it is slightly thick.
  • Cook the short pasta in a pot, with water and salt added to it, until it becomes soft. Drain the water and add soup in it.
  • Again cook it for 15 minutes and serve hot.