Burgundy Wine Pasta Fagioli Recipe

Thursday, May 17, 2012

2 pounds of canned white beans  or 2 lbs cooked FRESH Homemade beans
1 can 16 oz  diced tomatoes
1 can tomato paste
1  empty tomato paste can filled with Burgundy wine
16 ounces of chicken broth homemade or canned
salt & pepper to taste
1/2 cup chopped celery hearts
3 cloves minced fresh garlic
1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
grating cheese
1 fresh basil leaf,  and 1 teaspoon parsley, 1/2 teaspoon of garlic powder  and 1/2 teaspoon oregano
In a large saucepan add olive oil, garlic, cook around 2 minutes. Add celery hearts, tomato paste, tomatoes, wine, herbs and spices. Add chicken broth. Add the beans. Simmer around 25 to 30 minutes.

In the meantime cook pasta.
1 cup ditalini cooked
1 cup orzo cooked or any kind of small pasta (I always use two different kinds but you can use all ditalini if you want too.
Cook pasta in boiling water in a sauce pan. Drain and add to the pot of beans and sauce when cooked. Mix together. Serve with grating cheese.


  1. I love this kind of soup. It looks very tasty :) Bye, have a great day

  2. This must be so very tasty with Burgundy!

  3. This sounds great and I like the beans and two pastas together. I wonder how it would be with a little chopped kale thrown in.

  4. It looks delicious. I love the fact that you use celery hearts in here too.

  5. oh my Claudia, that looks so good... yes, give me a good serving of grating cheese on a big plate full...

  6. I love pasta fagioli and the burgundy additon sounds like a winner, I have never though to include the wine. Nice.

  7. This looks like a really flavorful pasta fagioli! I also love that you used two kinds of pasta in there, adds a nice contrast :)

  8. This does look so authentic, a true italian feast here! Love your version with the burgundy wine and the celery hearts in there. Yum!

  9. This was my Friday meal growing up. Love the orzo and the pasta. A little more chew in the dish!

  10. Love the homemade beans - all comfort food for sure! :)

  11. Dear Claudia, A great and hearty meal. This is true comfort with a good loaf of bread. Blessings dear. Catherine xo

  12. I love pasta and fagioli. Sometimes I add a little diced pancetta and brown in the olive oil before adding the rest of the ingredients.


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