Bean Soup With Pasta

Beans are traditionally very popular food.  Very often they are served together with other dishes as a side dish.  
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Slovenia
Keyword: beans, pasta, peas


  • 400 g canned beans
  • 100 g green peas
  • 1 small piece of leek
  • 1 sausage or ham
  • 4 cloves of garlic
  • 1 onion
  • 1 medium carrot
  • 1 small piece of celery root
  • 1 small piece of parsley root
  • 3 tbsp tomato puree or canned tomatoes
  • 2 tbsp dry sweet red peppers
  • 2 bay leaves
  • ½ tsp rosemary
  • 1 tsp thyme
  • green parsley for garnish
  • salt
  • pepper
  • 1 tbsp lard or ghee
  • 50 g pasta


  • Chop the onions and put them into the pot together with lard or ghee.
  • Clean all the roots.
  • You can cut or grate them or put them all together with garlic into a food processor.
  • Start with stir-frying the onions with a pinch of salt.  When onions get nice light brown colour, add grated roots and mix well. After a few minutes add all the spices and herbs.
  • Mix well and add bean water and broth.  Bring to boil. Now add green peas and beans after a few minutes.
  • Cook on low heat for a few minutes.
  • Add chopped leek and pasta. Cook until pasta is done.

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