Homemade Vegetable Pasta Soup Recipe
A Flavorful recipe for homemade bean and vegetable soup with pasta.
2 Tablespoons olive oil
1 medium onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 celery stalk, diced
8 cups chicken broth
2 Tablespoons tomato paste
2 carrots, sliced
2 cans (15 ounces each) beans, such as navy or cannellini, drained and rinsed
3/4 cup or short, tubular pasta
1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
salt and pepper to taste
Heat the oil in a large soup pot over medium heat.
Add the onion and cook until translucent and tender, about 2 minutes.
Add the garlic and cook one minute.
Add the celery and cook two minutes.
Stir in the chicken broth and tomato paste.
Bring to a boil, and add the carrots and rinsed beans.
Reduce the heat to a simmer and cook for about 15 minutes.
Bring the soup back up to a boil and add the pasta. Cook until el dente, about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Add the parsley.
Turn down to simmer, season with salt and pepper to taste and cook 5 more minutes.