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Crock-Pot Pasta Fagioli

a delicious and healthy soup filled with veggies, beans and turkey sausage. 

Course Main Course, Soup
Cuisine American, Italian
Keyword pasta fagioli, soup
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 7 hours
Total Time 7 hours 20 minutes
Servings 5
Calories 450 kcal


  • 5 links hot italian turkey sausage
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • 1 bay leave
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 1 tsp basil
  • 1/4 tsp thyme
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp ground black pepper
  • 32 oz reduced sodium chicken broth
  • 1/2 yellow onion, chopped
  • 2 carrots, peeled & sliced (or 4.5oz baby carrots, sliced)
  • 2 celery sticks, sliced (approx 2.5oz)
  • 15 oz diced tomatoes, no salt added
  • 2 can kidney beans, drained & rinsed (2-15 oz cans)
  • 1 cup ditalini pasta (or other small shape)


  • Parsley, chopped
  • Parmesan Cheese


  1. decase sausage and pull apart into chunks (click here for how to)

  2. over medium heat, add olive oil to saute pan and let heat for 30 seconds. add minced garlic and let heat for another 30 seconds. add onions and cook for 1 minute or until slightly translucent. 

    pasta fagioli brown onions
  3. add sausage to pan and brown for about 3 minutes. (pls note sausage will still be pink in some areas). Drain. 

    pasta fagioli add sausage
  4. add all ingredients EXCLUDING PASTA to the Crock-pot. stir. 

    pasta fagioli dump everything into crockpot
  5. set on low for 7 hours or high for 3-4hrs (carrots should be tender). with 30 minutes left on the timer, discard bay leave, add in pasta and stir. 

    pasta fagioli add in pasta stir
  6. top with Parmesan cheese, parsley and enjoy! 

    pasta fagioli final side view 1