Slow Cooker Vegetarian Pasta e Fagioli Soup Recipe with Whole Wheat Orzo (and the Ninja Cooker!)

Slow Cooker Vegetarian Pasta e Fagioli Soup Recipe with Whole Wheat Orzo (and the Ninja Cooker!)

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400
calories
19
ingredients
6
servings
3.5112

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Ingredients

2 tbsps olive oil
1 onion large, chopped
1 cup celery sliced
1/2 cup carrots chopped
1 tsp herbs Italian, Blend, Use any brand of Italian seasoning that you have.
3 tsps Spike Seasoning Or substitute any type of all-purpose seasoning blend that you like.
1/2 tsp ground fennel probably optional, but it adds a lot of flavor.
15 ozs red beans rinsed and drained
14 ozs vegetable broth or use homemade vegetable stock, which would be fantastic in this
1 piece parmesan cheese rind, optional, but does add wonderful flavor to the soup
1/2 cup orzo pasta 100% Whole Wheat, could substitute any type of small whole wheat pasta, or use brown rice for gluten-free variation
2 tbsps balsamic vinegar good quality
grated parmesan cheese freshly, for serving
fresh parsley chopped, for serving

Nutrition Facts

400
calories
7
g fat
8
g sugar
Full Nutrition Facts

Weight Watchers Points

PointsPlus: 10
SmartPoints: 15