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       Title: Pasta E' Fagioli (Pasta & Bean Soup)
  Categories: Soups, Italian, Beans, Pasta, Main dish
       Yield: 36 servings
            -OLIVE GARDEN
       3 ts Oil
       2 lb Ground beef
      12 oz Onion; chopped
      14 oz Carrots; slivered
      14 oz Celery; diced
      48 oz Tomatoes; canned, diced
       2 c  Red Kidney beans
       2 c  White kidney beans
      88 oz Beef stock
       3 ts Oregano
   2 1/2 ts Pepper
       5 ts Parsley; (fresh chopped)
   1 1/2 ts Tabasco sauce
      48 oz Spaghetti sauce
            Shell macaroni; or other
   Saute beef in oil in large 10-qt. pot until beef
   starts to brown. Add onions, carrots, celery and
   tomatoes and simmer for about 10 minutes. Drain and
   rinse beans and add to the pot. Also add beef stock,
   oregano, pepper, Tabasco, spaghetti sauce, and
   noodles. Simmer until celery and carrots are tender,
   about 45 minutes. Makes 9 qts. of soup! **Just cut the
   recipe in 1/2 for smaller family needs!  “Olive Garden
   Recipe ” JUNE JAMES (GNDR31B)