Recipe number 47031 is

Pasta E Fagioli (Pasta & Beans)

The ingredients are:
1 can Great Northern beans, drain reserve liquid (16 oz)* 2 tbsp -3 tbsp. olive oil 3 Carrots, peeled and diced 2 Stalks celery, sliced 1 large Onion, chipped 2 -3 garlic cloves, minced 1 tsp Dried oregano leaves 1/2 tsp Dried basil 1 Bay leaf Salt and pepper 6 -7 fresh tomatoes, cut into large pieces <<OR>> 1 can Tomatoes, cut into large pieces, reserve liquids (28 oz) 7 oz -8 oz. shell macaroni Parmesan cheese, grated

The recipe yield is:
8 Servings

Saute' the carrots, celery, onions and garlic in hot olive oil in a large skillet. Add the oregano, basil, 1/2 tsp. salt and 1/4 tsp. pepper and the bay leaf. Cover and cook over low heat about 1/2 hour. Add half the tomatoes, cover and cook 10-15 minutes. Meanwhile, cook the macari in boiling salted water until just barely tender. Combine the beans, cooked vegetables and macaroni in a large pot. Add water to reserved bean and tomato liquids to equal 1 cup; add to pot with remaining tomatoes. Simmer another 10-15 minutes, stirring occasionally and adding more salt and pepper if necessary. Remove bay leaf before serving with the Parmesan cheese. Serves 6-8. *This would equal approximately 3/4 cup dried beans; soak and cook according to package directions. Note: Navy or pea beans work equally well.

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