Slow Cooker Pasta e Fagioli is a pasta and bean soup that is loaded with savory flavors in each bite. This pasta e fagioli soup is so simple to make and made right in the crockpot.
A ditalini soup that is great for lunch, dinner, or serving up guests. If you want the flavors of the pasta e fagioli Olive Garden soup, then give this slow cooker recipe a try.
Ingredients Needed for Pasta e Fagioli
- Ground Beef
- Chicken Broth
- Salt and Pepper
- Ditalini Pasta
How To Make Slow Cooker Pasta e Fagioli
Start to cook your beef in a skillet on the stove added with onions. You want to cook your beef until browned. Drain off excess grease.
Pour the ingredients in a slow cooker but the pasta, stir and then combine. Then cover and cook for 6 hours.
Once the pasta is almost cooked, you will add in the pasta and cook for another 30 minutes.
What to Serve With Pasta e Fagioli Soup
You can serve up any or all your favorite sides. Salad, crusty bread, dinner rolls, breadsticks, etc.
You can essentially serve up this pasta fagioli crock pot recipe alone, or with any of your favorite sides.
Refrigerate – Any leftovers of this pasta fagioli slow cooker soup can be stored in the fridge for up to 3 days.
Reheating- Then reheat in the microwave, on the stove or even back in the crockpot.
In terms of freezing this pasta e fagioli recipe can be frozen, but the pasta will become soft once it thaws and gets reheated. So it is best served fresh or warmed up in the microwave.
Can I make this soup on the stove instead of crock pot?
If you want to skip the crockpot go right ahead. Just simply cook up the beef with onions as you would. Then add in all the other ingredients but the pasta.
Bring to a boil, and then reduce heat to a simmer. Cook the soup for 30 minutes and then toss in the pasta and cook until the pasta is fully cooked.
Ladle up and serve and enjoy.
What is the difference between Minestrone soup and Pasta e Fagioli soup?
Pasta e Fagioli uses ground beef where traditional minestrone soup does not. Then you will find the ingredients are similar but offer similar flavors.
Pasta e Fagioli is a lot richer in flavor compared to a minestrone soup.