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Chilly night? Want something warm and hearty? Here is a go-to favorite we have in our home. You can easily substitute the ground beef for ground turkey as well.

Pasta e Fagioli

Cold weather favorite and packed stew.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
0 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Servings 6 People

Equipment

  • 1 Instant Pot

Ingredients
  

  • 1 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1 lb Lean Ground Beef
  • 1 Medium Yellow Onion Chopped
  • 2 Medium Celery Stalks, Chopped
  • 1 Medium Carrot
  • 4 cups Chicken Broth
  • 28 oz Diced Tomatoes (packed in juice)
  • 15 oz Red Kidney Beans (drained and rinsed)
  • 15 oz Cannellini Beans (drained and rinsed)
  • 6 oz dried ditalini or tubetti pasta
  • 3 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 tbsp dried Italian seasoning spice blend
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp ground black pepper
  • 4 oz sliced basil leaves
  • 8 oz grated or shredded Parmigiano-Reggiano for garnish

Instructions
 

  • Set the Instant Pot to Sauté for 10 minutes. Warm olive oil in Instant Pot. Add ground beef and cook, stirring occasionally, until lightly browned. (4 minutes)
    1 tbsp Olive Oil, 1 lb Lean Ground Beef
  • Stir in onion, celery, and carrot. oook, stirring often, until the onion softens (about 3 minutes). Pour in both and scrape up any browned bits on the bottom of the insert.
    1 Medium Yellow Onion Chopped, 2 Medium Celery Stalks, Chopped, 1 Medium Carrot, 4 cups Chicken Broth
  • Stir in the tomatoes (with their juice), kidney beats, cannellini beans, pasta, garlic, Italian season blend, salt and pepper until well combined. Turn off Sauté and lock lid onto cooker. Set Instant Pot to High and set time for 10 Minutes
    28 oz Diced Tomatoes (packed in juice), 15 oz Red Kidney Beans (drained and rinsed), 15 oz Cannellini Beans (drained and rinsed), 6 oz dried ditalini or tubetti pasta, 3 garlic cloves minced, 1 tbsp dried Italian seasoning spice blend, 1/2 tsp salt, 1/2 tsp ground black pepper
  • When finished cooking, use the quick-release to release pressure. Stir well and serve hot with basil and grated parmigiano-reggiano and garnish over the servings.
    4 oz sliced basil leaves, 8 oz grated or shredded Parmigiano-Reggiano for garnish
Keyword Beans, Ground Beef

About Me

I am a single dad raising two wonderful daughters. As I continue to explore cooking, I will post recipes that are quick, homemade, and we all like. If you have suggestions or have some favorite ones, please share and post below.

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