Pasta Fagioli

Yields 3-4 servings

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 4 hours

 

Ingredients

  • ½ tablespoon olive oil
  • ½ pound ground beef
  • 1 whole carrot, diced
  • 1 celery stalk, diced
  • ½ medium red onion, diced
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 can (14 ounces) crushed tomatoes
  • 1 cup beef broth
  • 1 bay leaf
  • ½ teaspoon dried oregano
  • ½ teaspoon dried basil
  • ¼ teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 can (8 ounces) cannellini beans, drained
  • ½ cup gomiti pasta, uncooked
  • Salt & pepper, to taste

Directions

  1. SELECT Sauté on the Cosori Pressure Cooker and press Start/Cancel. Allow the pressure cooker to heat up.
  2. ADD the olive oil and ground beef to the pressure cooker. Cook for 10 minutes until browned and no longer pink. Press Start/Cancel.
  3. ADD the rest of the ingredients except for the beans and pasta.
  4. SELECT Slow Cook and set the time for 4 hours. Cover with glass lid and press the Start/Cancel.
  5. STIR in the pasta and beans when 30 minutes remain on the timer. Cook for the remaining time.
  6. DISCARD the bay leaves when done cooking.
  7. SERVE in bowls with slices of french bread.