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Pasta e Fagioli

Cold weather favorite and packed stew.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Keyword Beans, Ground Beef
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
0 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
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