Papa Frank's

House of Pasta Fagioli

This is a ancient family recipe BB just made up. Never before revealed to the general public.


two cloves of garlic chopped
one onion - chopped
one carrot -shredded
two celery stalks - chopped
1/4 lb ground beef
1/4 lb ground pork
2 tsp olive oil
2 cup beef broth
32 oz diced tomatoes
16 oz kidney beans
16 oz cannoloni (white) beans
pinch oregano
pinch basil
pinch red pepper
salt and pepper to taste
1 cup (dried) Ditalini (small tubes) macaroni

In a large pot brown the beef and pork. Drain the grease from the pot before moving onto the next step.
To the pot with the meat add the olive oil and heat. Saute the carrots, garlic, onion and celery

When the onion is translucent add tomatoes and beef broth, and bring to a boil.
Add spices, salt, pepper, red crushed pepper, oregano and basil. Simmer for 45 minutes

Add red and white beans to pot.
In a separate pot cook 1 dry cup of pasta per package direction aldente. Add cooked pasta to pot and stir in.

Scoop out a bowl full and eat.

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Last Updated: 1 Feb, 1998.

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