Bean and Pasta Soup

A dish with proud mediterranean origins, this soup is a winter warmer to be served with warm crusty bread and if you like, a slice of cheese. The addition of cream to the soup balances the acidic taste of the tomatoes.

Bean and Pasta Soup

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Bean and Pasta Soup recipe - How to make Bean and Pasta Soup

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1/2 cup baked beans
1/2 cup cooked pasta
2 tbsp butter
3/4 cup thinly sliced onions
1 tbsp thinly sliced garlic (lehsun)
1 cup finely chopped tomatoes
1 tsp dried oregano
3 tbsp tomato puree
salt to taste
1 tbsp cornflour dissolved in 1/4 cup of water

For The Garnish
1 tbsp fresh cream
4 tbsp grated processed cheese

  1. Heat the butter in a kadhai, add the onions and sauté on a high flame for 1 to 2 minutes.
  2. Add the garlic and sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds.
  3. Add the baked beans and tomatoes and cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes, while stirring continuously.
  4. Add the oregano and cook on a high flame for a few seconds.
  5. Add 2½ cups of hot water, tomato purée and salt, mix well and cook on a high flame for 2 to 3 minutes, while stirring continuously.
  6. Add the pasta and cornflour-water mixture, mix well and cook on a high flame for another 1 to 2 minutes.
  7. Serve hot with fresh cream and grated cheese.
Nutrient values per serving
Energy116 cal
Protein2.9 g
Carbohydrates15.2 g
Fiber4 g
Fat5.3 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A378.6 mcg
Vitamin B10.1 mg
Vitamin B20.1 mg
Vitamin B30.6 mg
Vitamin C15.8 mg
Folic Acid33 mcg
Calcium51.8 mg
Iron0.9 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium187.8 mg
Potassium200.8 mg
Zinc0.6 mg
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Bean and Pasta Soup
 on 09 May 15 10:03 PM

Love this recipe. I added corn to it and slight ginger once it was cooked.
Bean and Pasta Soup
 on 15 Sep 14 04:16 PM

This soup has a tangy taste. I liked the flavour of oregano in it. Baked beans, onions, tomatoes makes a great combination in the soup. It is kind of similar to minestrone soup!
Bean and Pasta Soup
 on 10 Jul 14 09:32 AM

Bean and Pasta Soup
 on 28 Dec 12 11:56 AM

Tangy, rich and wholesome soup.
Bean and Pasta Soup
 on 23 Jul 12 05:53 PM

Bean and Pasta Soup
 on 31 May 12 11:00 PM