Pasta Fagioli Recipe

An amazing Italian soup recipe for Pasta Fagioli. Ground beef with vegetables, beans and pasta. The perfect bowl of comfort food ready in 30 minutes. 
Course Soup
Cuisine American, Italian
Keyword pasta fagioli
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 300
Author Valentina's Corner


  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 Tbsp canola oil (or olive oil)
  • 1 large onion, finelt chopped
  • 2 celery stalks, cubed
  • 2 large carrots, cubed
  • 32 oz chicken broth
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup kidney beans, drained and rinced
  • 14.5 oz can diced tomatoes
  • 3 Tbsp ketchup
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 cup fresh spinach, chopped
  • 1 cup uncooked Ditalini pasta
  • 3 tsp table salt
  • 1/4 tsp ground black pepper


  • In a Dutch oven, cook the beef with 1 Tbsp oil. 
  • Finely chop onion. Add to the beef and cook until tender. 
  • Cube the celery and carrots into small cubes. Add to the beef and onions. Cook 6-8 minutes, until vegetables are tender, stirring as needed.
  • Add the diced tomatoes, broth, water, ketchup, garlic, salt, pepper, and pasta to the Dutch oven. Cook for 15 minutes, until the pasta is tender.
  • Add the spinach and beans to the Dutch oven and mix. Bring to a simmer and turn off.  Season with additional seasonings if needed.
  • Enjoy.


Calories: 300kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 40mg | Sodium: 1293mg | Potassium: 551mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 2705IU | Vitamin C: 12mg | Calcium: 58mg | Iron: 2.7mg