Olive Garden Pasta Fagioli Soup Recipe


Ingredients

* 1 40 oz. can Clamato juice
* 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
* 1 lb lean ground beef
* 1 26 oz. can pureed tomatoes
* 1 medium onion (finely chopped)
* 1 14 oz. can beef consomme
* 4 stalks celery (chopped)
* 4 carrots, thinly sliced
* 3 tablespoons chicken soup base
* half a medium cabbage, shredded
* 1 19 oz. can kidney beans
* 1 19 oz. can navy beans
* 1 teaspoon oregano
* 1 teaspoon basil
* 1/4 teaspoon hot paprika
* 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
* 1 1/2 cups corkscrew pasta (cooked and drained)

Directions

1. Simmer for 1/2 hour.

2. Saute ground beef until browned thoroughly, drain, and set aside.

3. Saute onion, celery, carrots and cabbage in olive oil until soft.

4. Add sauteed veggies to soup and simmer for another 1/2 hour.

5. Add beans, pasta, and meat.

6. Continue to simmer for an additional 20 minutes.

7. Ladel into soup bowls and enjoy with your favorite Italian bread & salad!