Pasta Fajoli (Grandma Bosco's recipe)
- 1 large chopped onion
- 1/4 cup olive oil
- 1/2 cup finely chopped celery
- 1/4 cup chopped parsley
- 1/3 cup stewed tomatoes
- 3 lbs. Great Northern Beans
- l - lb. broken spaghetti
- Salt and pepper to taste
Brown 1 large chopped onion in about 1/4 cup olive oil. Add 1/2 cup finely chopped celery (leaves included) and 1/4 cup chopped parsley. Add 1/2 cup stewed tomatoes. Simmer for 10 to 15 minutes. Then add 3 lbs. Great Northern Beans and a jar of water. Let this all cook for 45 minutes. Salt and pepper to taste.
Cook 1 lb. broken spaghetti in a separate pot until tender. Drain half of water out and then add bean mixture and fold in and let simmer 5-10 minutes. Add more olive oil if needed. Maybe 1/3 cup more.
(Stewed tomatoes - add the whole can)