Broken Pasta and Bean Soup

Preparation info
  • Serves

    4 to 6

    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      40 min

Appears in
Easy Soups from Scratch with Quick Breads to Match: 70 Recipes to Pair and Share

By Ivy Manning

Published 2017

  • About

This is the “pasta fazool” Dean Martin sings about in his goofy hit “That’s Amore.” Fasul is the Neapolitan pronunciation of fagioli, or beans, and this soup does indeed feature beans and pasta. I’ve found that adding regular dried pasta to the soup thickens it a bit too much, so I use no-boil lasagna noodle pieces or some of the new “one-pot” pasta shapes that are formulated to be cooked in the sauce, such as Barilla’s Pronto elbows or rotini. The result is a