Italian Bean Soup Recipe [Zuppa di Fagioli con Crostino]

Authentic Italian Recipes from Nonna Box

Similar to minestrone, this hearty, authentic Italian bean soup is perfect for a chilly evening.

A thick slice of toasted bread, or crostino, adds crunch, and canellini beans provide an excellent source of protein and a creamy texture.

Garlic, rosemary, and a pinch of Calabrian red pepper flakes give this soup its delicious, comforting flavor. If you have some on hand, you can even garnish each bowl with a sprinkle of grated pecorino romano.

Tip: After soaking the beans, remember to drain off the starchy liquid and rinse the beans well before adding them to the soup pot.

This soup is a variation of the classic pasta e fagioli, but it is made without the addition of pasta.

The grilled crostino soaks up the broth and adds to the comforting feeling you get when enjoying this dish.

It?s a perfect main course for a cold night, and…

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