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Pasta E Fagioli

Courses: Soup
Serves: 6 people

Recipe Ingredients

2 tablespoons 30mlPork fatback - slightly softened,
  And mashed into a paste
2 tablespoons 30mlExtra-virgin olive oil - plus
1/4 cup 59mlExtra-virgin olive oil - to drizzle
1/4 cup 36g / 1.3ozFinely-chopped Italian parsley
1 cup 62g / 2.2ozSpanish onion - finely chopped (medium)
2 tablespoons 30mlTomato paste
2   Brown Chicken Stock - (see recipe)
3 cups 480g / 16ozCooked borlotti beans - may sub kidney beans
2 cups 474mlPieces of raw pasta left over from
  Making tortellini or pappardelle
  Salt - to taste
  Freshly-ground black pepper - to taste

Recipe Instructions

In a Dutch oven, heat the pork fat and olive oil over high heat until it is almost smoking. Add the parsley and the onions and cook over high heat, until they are browned and soft, about 8 to 10 minutes.

Stir in the tomato paste and cook over medium heat 10 minutes. Add the Brown Chicken Stock and the cooked beans and bring to a boil. Add the pasta pieces and cook 5 or 6 more minutes. Remove from heat and allow to rest 10 minutes.

Divide among 6 serving bowls, drizzle with remaining oil and serve.

This recipe yields 6 servings.

MOLTO MARIO with Mario Batali - (Show # MB-2B05) - from the TV FOOD NETWORK


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