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Weeknight Pasta Fagioli

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Yummy Italian soup that can fit in at almost any stage after bariatric surgery. Plus something the whole family will enjoy.

Ingredients

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  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 1 lb ground lean turkey meat
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 2 carrots, chopped
  • 1 celery stick, chopped
  • 2 tsp Italian seasonings
  • 1, 28 oz can crushed tomatoes
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 1, 14 oz red kidney beans, drained
  • 1, 14 oz cannelini beans, drained (if you don’t have then substitute kidney beans)

Instructions

  1. Heat 1 tsp of olive oil in instant pot and place on saute setting. Then add turkey,onions,  carrots, celery and Italian seasonings and saute until ground turkey is browned. About 10 min.
  2. Add crushed tomatoes and chicken broth. Place on lid and seal vent on pressure cooker. Change setting to “Manual” and cook on high for 15 min. If using slow cooker, cook for 3-4 hours on high.
  3. Slow release pressure cooker for 10 min. Once done cooking, remove lid and add beans to soup. Let sit for 5 min. Then serve.
  4. If blending, add mixture to blender and blend until smooth.

Notes

Pureed:

  • Add finished recipe to blender or food processor and pureé until desired consistency reached.

Soft Stage:

  • No modifications needed

Regular:

  • No modifications needed