PASTA FAGIOLI - SLOW COOKER VERSION - TASTES JUST LIKE OLIVE GARDEN

PASTA FAGIOLI

2 pounds 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
2 1/2 cups hot water
1 KNORR beef broth gel tub
3 teaspoons oregano
2 teaspoons pepper
5 teaspoons parsley
1 teaspoon Frank's hot sauce (optional)
1-6 ounce V-8
1-8 ounce tomato sauce with herbs (I used Contadina)
8 ounces pasta
  • Brown beef in a skillet, drain off fat.
  • Whisk together the hot water, knorr beef broth gel and spices.
  • Add to crock pot with everything except pasta.
  • Cook on low 7-8 hours or high 4-5 hours.
  • During last 30 min on high or 1 hour on low, add pasta.
  • Enjoy.

2 comments:

Martha@SeasideSimplicity said...

Yummy again!! I had a friend order this at Olive Garden and she asked for the Pasta Fag-e-oli, ROFL!!

~3 Sides of Crazy~ said...

too funny! I personally don't care for kidney beans (but I made it for hubs) and next time will use black beans instead.