Smoky Pasta and Bean Soup

Pork
Smoky Pasta and Bean Soup
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Ingredients

6 slices bacon
1 small onion (finely chopped)
1 celery (finely chopped)
1 medium carrot (peeled and grated)
2 cloves garlic (minced)
1/8 teaspoon red pepper flakes (crushed)
2 cups crushed tomatoes (canned)
2 1/2 cups white beans (canned, drained)
6 cups chicken broth
3/4 cup elbow macaroni (OR other small paste shape)
fresh parmesan cheese (grated, optional)

Directions

1In a large deep skillet, saute bacon until some fat is rendered; add onion, celery, carrot, garlic and red pepper to skillet and saute until vegetables are softened, about 10 minutes. Stir in tomatoes, cook and stir occasionally for 10 more minutes. Stir in beans; add broth and bring to a gentle boil. Add macaroni (or other small pasta) and continue cooking until pasta is tender, but still firm, about 15 minutes. Serve immediately with Parmesan cheese if desired; or cover, refrigerate and reheat gently to serving temperature.
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NutritionView more

280Calories
Sodium14%DV330mg
Fat17%DV11g
Protein29%DV15g
Carbs11%DV32g
Fiber24%DV6g

PER SERVING *

Calories280Calories from Fat100
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat11g17%
Saturated Fat3g15%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol15mg5%
Sodium330mg14%
Potassium820mg23%
Protein15g29%
Calories from Fat100
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate32g11%
Dietary Fiber6g24%
Sugars<1g2%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.