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       Title: Pasta Fagioli Soup
  Categories: Soups, Pasta, Italian
       Yield: 2 Quarts
       2 tb Oil
       2    Garlic cloves; minced
       1 lg Onion; chopped
       2    Stalks celery; chopped
       3 c  Tomato juice
       3 c  Water
       1 cn Tomato sauce (8 oz.)
       2    Bay leaves
     1/2 ts Oregano
     1/2 ts Basil
     1/2 ts Garlic salt
     1/2 ts Coarse black pepper
       3 c  Precooked beans
       1 ts Salt (less if beans are
       1 c  Sm. whole wheat shells or
       1 c  Fresh spinach; shredded
            Parmesan cheese; grated
   Using 5 quart pot, heat oil and saute garlic, onion,
   and celery for 5 minutes.  Add tomato juice, water,
   tomato sauce, beans, bay leaves, oregano, basil,
   garlic salt, and pepper, adjusting seasonings to
   taste. Bring to a boil, cover and simmer 10 minutes.
   Add pasta; cover and simmer 10 minutes.  Add spinach
   and simmer 5 minutes. Serve with cheese at table.
   Makes 2 quarts.