The Italians have graced us with countless delicious recipes. This is indisputable! Ive loved pizza and spaghetti for as long as I can remember, of course, but Ive only recently discovered pasta e fagioli.
Pasta e fagioli translates to pasta and beans. Pasta and beans may not sound terribly enticing (unless youre me), but I assure you that this Italian stew is truly irresistible.
Lots of aromatics, crushed tomatoes, fresh parsley and Tuscan kale turn pasta and beans into a hearty meal-in-a-bowl situation. I cant claim that this recipe is 100 percent authentic, but its the best I can do.
I designed this pasta e fagioli recipe to make use of canned beans, so this stew is ready in about an hour! I bet you have most of the ingredients in your kitchen already. Its an excellent candidate for a relaxed weeknight.