Chef Vic Passacantilli’s Pasta Fagioli Recipe

Star Market Executive Chef Vic Passacantilli chose pasta fagioli for our Meals From My Mama segment. It was delicious! Here is his recipe for this old time favorite. 

Pasta Fagioli

1 tablespoon olive oil
1 diced carrot
1  diced celery stalk
2 cloves chopped garlic
32oz can tomato sauce
14oz chicken broth
Ground pepper to taste
1 tablespoon parsley
15oz can of cannellini beans
1 ½ cups of ditalini pasta
Half stick of diced pepperoni

Sauté celery, garlic and carrots in olive oil. Add pepper to taste. Once vegetables are tender add pepperoni. Cook for an additional 2-3 minutes.

Add tomato sauce and chicken broth. Bring to slow boil and then add beans. Cook for 15-20 minutes on medium heat. Garnish with fresh basil leaf.

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