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Pasta e Fagioli Gluten-free

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Pasta e Fagioli Gluten-free

1 hours 10 minutes total

Looking for a hearty and comforting meal that's gluten-free? Look no further than this delicious pasta e fagioli recipe! Made with gluten-free elbow pasta and packed with beans and flavorful herbs; this dish is perfect for a cozy night in or a family dinner. So grab your ingredients and get ready to enjoy a delicious and satisfying meal that's both healthy and delicious!



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Serves 4

6 Oz Barilla®  Gluten Free Elbows
7 Oz white beans (dry)
7 Oz Cannellini beans (dry)
7 Oz Cranberry beans (dry)
1 ½ tbs E.V.O.O.
1 Onion, medium
2 Medium carrots
2 Stalks  celery
1 Sprig of thyme
TIP Salt and pepper, to taste


Individuals with allergies or specific dietary concerns should verify that the ingredients they utilize for the recipes comply with their restrictions. *Such a line meets the VEGAN, GLUTEN FREE, LACTOSE-FREE AND KOSHER needs


Step 1

Soak all types of beans  -if used dry-  in cold water overnight

  • beans

Step 2

The next day, clean and chop the onion, carrot and celery. Heat the oil in a saucepan, sauté the vegetables. For a richer taste, you can also add bacon / pancetta into the “soffritto” and then the drained beans and the thyme, washed and dried, with the leaves removed from the stem.

  • Onion
  • carrot
  • celery
  • oil
  • bacon/pancetta (optional)
  • thyme

Step 3

Cover with the cold water and cook. Ten minutes before the beans are cooked (approx. after 50 minutes), season with salt and pepper and add the ditalini. Let cook according to package directions.

  • salt
  • pepper
  • GF ditalini pasta

Passive cooking

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In conclusion, gluten-free bean pasta is a delicious and healthy dish that is perfect for those who are gluten intolerant or simply looking for a healthier alternative to traditional pasta dishes. With its rich and flavorful broth, tender beans, and perfectly cooked gluten-free pasta, this recipe is sure to satisfy your cravings and leave you feeling satisfied and nourished. So why not give it a try and enjoy a delicious and nutritious meal that is both gluten-free and full of flavor!