Pasta e Fagioli

Pasta e fagioli translates to pasta and beans. It is an Italian dish that is traditionally made without meat, making it perfect for vegans. 

This recipe easily makes several servings. Freeze half and you’ll have a quick meal ready to heat on a lazy day.

Kale, tomatoes, and beans star in this recipe, which means it’s loaded with nutrients and flavor!

Check out the nutritional information section at the bottom of this page.

Total Time: 1 hour 15 minutes
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook time: 1 hour
Yields: 8 servings



  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 6 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 (14.5 ounce) cans diced tomatoes
  • 1 (15 ounce) can tomato sauce
  • 4 cups kale, removed from stems and torn into pieces
  • 8 cups low-sodium vegetable broth
  • 1 tablespoon dried parsley
  • 1 tablespoon dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2 (15.5 ounce) cans white beans, drained and rinsed
  • 2 cups whole grain elbow macaroni or salad macaroni
  • 1/2 cup vegan Parmesan cheese


  1. Heat olive oil in a skillet. Add onion and garlic and cook until onion is translucent.
  2. Add diced tomatoes, tomato sauce, kale, vegetable broth, parsley, basil, oregano, pepper and beans. Simmer mixture on medium-low for 45 minutes.
  3. Add macaroni to mixture and cook over medium heat until macaroni is cooked as desired, about 15-20 minutes.
  4. Serve with vegan Parmesan cheese.


  • Vegetarian and vegan
  • Any variety of white beans (cannellini, great northern, navy) go well in this recipe
  • Just because pasta e fagioli is Italian doesn’t mean you can’t serve with French bread!


Nutritional Information

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Nutrition Facts
Servings per batch 8
Amount Per Serving
Calories 339 Calories from Fat 63 (19%)
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g 11%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Monounsaturated Fat1g
Polyunsaturated Fat0g
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0g 0%
Sodium 829mg 35%
Potassium770mg 22%
Total Carbohydrate 58g 19%
Dietary Fiber 10g 40%
Sugars 9g
Protein 16g
Vitamin A 46%
Vitamin C 50%
Calcium 13%
Iron 28%
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.


Pasta e Fagioli was last modified: October 30th, 2016 by Audrey

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