Il Maiale Pasta e Fagioli - Healthier VersionPrint Recipe
- 3 pounds pork sausage crumbles fully cooked
- 3 cups onion diced
- 4 cups carrots julienne
- 4 cups celery diced
- 1/2 cups garlic minced
- 1 cup parsley fresh, washed, finely chopped
- 2 1/2 quarts tomatoes canned, diced
- 48 ounces red kidney beans canned, with liquid
- 46 ounces white beans canned, with liquid
- 30 ounces black beans canned, with liquid
- 46 ounces tomato sauce canned
- 3 quarts vegetable cocktail juice no added salt (like V-8 brand)
- 1/4 cup vinegar
- 1 1/2 TBL oregano dried
- 1 TBL basil dried
- 1 TBL black pepper ground
- 1 TBL thyme dried
- 1 pound ditali pasta dry
- Place sausage crumbles, onion, carrots, celery and garlic in large pot or steam-jacketed kettle.
- Sauté over medium-high heat for about 10 minutes.
- Add spices, tomatoes beans, tomato sauce, V-8, and parsley to the meat mixture. Stir carefully.
- Reduce heat to medium and bring the mixture to a simmer.
- Reduce heat and simmer, covered, for approximately 1 hour. Stir occasionally as needed, but do not over stir.
- Cook pasta according to package instructions.
- Drain pasta in a colander and rinse with cold water. Drain well.
- Add pasta to the meat/bean mixture and bring it to a simmer.
- Place the mixture in serving pans and hold at 140° Fahrenheit or higher to serve.
Cooling CCP: Pour mixture into 2 inch shallow pans. Cover and place on rack in the cooler. Do not stack pans. Allow for air to circulate around the pans. Cool to 40° Fahrenheit within 4 hours.
Reheating CCP: Reheat product to 165° Fahrenheit or higher for at least 1 minute. Stir gently to distribute heat evenly. Hold at 140° Fahrenheit or higher to serve.
Portion Size: 1 cup
Portion Size: 1 cup
Exchanges: 1 1/2 grain, 1 lean meat, 11/2 vegetable
Calories (kcal) ...219
% Fat ... 22.9%
% Carbohydrates ...53.9%
% Protein ...23.2%
Total Fat (g) ... 6
Saturated Fat (g) ... 2
Cholesterol (mg) ....19
Carbohydrates (g).... 30
Fiber (g) ...7
Sodium (mg) ... 425
Calcium (mg)... 86
Vitamin C (mg) ... 26
Vitamin A (RE) ...4581