With a mix of carrots, garlic, cannellini beans, dried rosemary and oregano, this fast version of pasta e fagioli is a simple pantry soup that’s very tomatoey.
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1 small onion, roughly chopped
- 1 medium carrot, peeled and roughly chopped
- 2 garlic cloves, minced
- 1–28 ounce can diced tomatoes
- 1–15 ounce can cannellini beans
- 3 cups vegetable stock
- 1/4 teaspoon dried rosemary
- 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
- 3 ounces dried small pasta (orecchiette, mini penne)
- Shaved Parmesan and chopped parsley for serving
- In a large saucepan, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Sauté the onions and carrots until they start to soften, about 5 minutes. Add the garlic and continue cooking until the onions and carrots are completely soft, another 3 minutes.
- Add the tomatoes, beans, stock, rosemary, oregano, salt and pepper. Bring the soup to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer for 5 minutes until the soup thickens slightly.
- In a separate small sauce pan, cook the pasta according to package instructions until al dente.
- Divide the soup into bowls, adding pasta and garnishing Parmesan and chopped parsley.