Pasta e Fagioli (Olive Garden Copycat)

  • Servings: 8
  • Cooking time: 00:00
  • Prep time: 00:00

Ingredients:


1 cup ditalini pasta
1 lb lean ground beef
1 tsp garlic powder
1 tsp onion powder
4 TB olive oil, divided
2 cups diced carrots (about 4 medium ones)
2 cups diced celery (about 6 stalks)
1 whole yellow onion, chopped
3 large cloves of garlic, minced
24 oz tomato sauce
4 cups chicken broth
15 oz can diced tomatoes with juices
1 TB sugar
2 tsp dried basil
1 tsp dried oregano
1 tsp dried thyme
½ tsp fennel seeds
½ tsp dried marjoram
15 oz can dark red kidney beans, drained and rinsed
15 oz can great northern beans, drained and rinsed
salt and pepper
Freshly grated Parmesan cheese for serving