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Hearty Tortellini Pasta E Fagioli

Hearty Tortellini Pasta E Fagioli


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 small carrot, chopped (optional)
  • 2 small celery stalks, chopped (optional)
  • 1/2 small onion, chopped (optional)
  • kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 cups tomato basil or marinara sauce
  • 4 cups vegetable or chicken broth
  • 1 (14.5-ounce) can of cannellini beans
  • 1 pound any ham tortellini, such as pancetta or prosciutto, preferably mini-sized
  • grated parmesan to garnish
  • thinly sliced prosciutto to garnish (optional)