Crock Pot Olive Garden Pasta E Fagioli Soup

This copycat recipe is hearty, delicious, and is perfect for fall. I haven’t had the Olive Garden version of pasta e fagioli for so long, I can’t say if the recipe is an accurate mimic, but it tasted great, and we’ll certainly make it again.

Grab a spoon and join me in a little taste of Italy, because when you’re here, you’re family (or whatever it is they say in the Olive Garden commercials).

Crock Pot Olive Garden Pasta E Fagioli Soup

Crock Pot Thursday: Olive Garden Pasta E Fagioli Soup
 
Ingredients
  • 2 lbs ground beef
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 3 carrots, chopped
  • 4 stalks celery, chopped
  • 2 (28 ounce) cans diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 (16 ounce) can red kidney beans, drained
  • 1 (16 ounce) can white kidney beans, drained
  • 3 (10 ounce) cans beef stock
  • 3 teaspoons oregano
  • 2 teaspoons pepper
  • 5 teaspoons parsley
  • 1 teaspoon Tabasco sauce (optional)
  • 1 (20 ounce) jar spaghetti sauce
  • 8 ounces pasta
Instructions
  1. Brown beef and add to slow cooker with everything else except pasta.
  2. Cover, and cook on low 7-8 hours or high 4-5 hours.
  3. Stir in pasta, and cook 30 minutes to an hour, or until pasta is al dente.
  4. NOTE: If you like your soup more soupy, cook pasta separately and add to soup. The soup gets much thicker otherwise.
Notes
Linda

This soup was great! I followed the recipe exactly, and used whole wheat elbow macaroni. I added it the last hour of cooking, and it was perfect. This soup makes great leftovers, the flavors seem better every day. The noodles did not seem to ever get mushy.


Kim

Another hit! This recipe makes a lot - my crock pot was filled to the top - so it's a good thing we all enjoyed this soup. In fact, we agreed with Linda that the flavor is even better the next day. The only variation I made was adding some salt at the end and a bit more beef stock. Even then, it's pretty thick, but we like it that way.


Me

One kid loved this soup, the other declared it "yuck." She's crazy, though, because it was chock full of things she loves. My husband appreciated how thick this soup was, but I prefer mine a bit thinner, and next time, I may cook the noodle separately. We'll make this again.

I used my 6.5-Quart Crock-Pot Programmable Touchscreen Slow Cooker to make this Crock Pot Olive Garden Pasta E Fagioli Soup.

Modified from Food.com.



Visit FunnyIsFamily’s profile on Pinterest.

Over 100 tested and reviewed family-friendly Crock Pot recipes in one place!

15 thoughts on “Crock Pot Olive Garden Pasta E Fagioli Soup

  1. My husband and I love soup, but I’m not sure my kids would eat it. FORTUNATELY, I have a smaller crock pot for times like this so my husband and I can have something delicious (and the kids can eat chicken finger for the 10,000th time) Everyone’s happy!! –Lisa

  2. My husband was a waiter at The Olive Garden in college so he’s been a big fan of this soup for years (and years and years). I can’t ever get past the ground beef floating around in it, but I might have to make it for him as a surprise. I bet I’d totally get a back rub for it. With no strings attached.

  3. Thank you, I have just been searching for info approximately this topic for a long
    time and yours is the best I’ve came upon till now. But, what about the
    bottom line? Are you positive concerning the source?

  4. Hey just wanted to give you a quick heads up.
    The words in your article seem to be running
    off the screen in Ie. I’m not sure if this is a formatting issue or something to
    do with internet browser compatibility but I figured I’d
    post to let you know. The design look great though!
    Hope you get the issue resolved soon. Kudos

  5. Just made this tonight and it was amazing. My husband is a huge fan of the Olive Garden version and he said this one tasted even better! The only thing I did different from the recipe was add another can of beef broth at the end after the pasta cooked. It was perfect!

  6. Hope the answer is yes, because of which you have stumbled to this article.
    When the hard drive is shown as RAW, it may have the following possible (but not all) error symptoms:.
    You can find out additional about why volumes develop into fragmented by applying the “Disk Defragmenter” Aid.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *