Copycat Olive Garden Crockpot Pasta Fagioli Soup


  • 3 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 3 large garlic cloves, chopped
  • 2 large Carrots, chopped
  • 2 celery Stalks, chopped
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 14oz/400g can of chopped tomatoes or pureed tomatoes
  • 1 quart/400ml chicken or vegetable stock
  • 2 Cans Cannellini Beans
  • 1 (3-inch) piece Parmesan rind (optional, but if you
  • can get a hold of it, it adds a lot of flavor).
  • 1¼ cups/125g Small Pasta (ie – Small shells or ditalini)
  • A couple of good handfuls of Flat leaf parsley, chopped
  • Salt & Pepper


  1. Heat the oil in a large stock pot, then cook the onion, carrot and celery until soft.
  2. Add the garlic and cook another minute.
  3. Once cooked put into the crockpot along with the stock, 1 can of beans beans (adding the liquid from the beans will add extra thickness to the soup) Parmesan rind (if using) and chopped tomatoes,
  4. Puree or mash the 2nd can of beans with a little of the liquid from the can and then add it to the crockpot. Cook on low 5-6 hours or on high for 2-3
  5. About 30 minutes before its done cooking add the pasta, chopped and seasonings. Cook until the pasta is cooked al dente (adding water if the soup becomes too thick).
  6. Serve in bowls topped grated Italian cheese and a sprinkling of chopped parsley if you wish
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8 Responses to Copycat Olive Garden Crockpot Pasta Fagioli Soup

  1. md kennedy says:

    Thank you so much for a recipe made with REAL FOOD! No prepared mixes! Awesome!

  2. Karen Beckett says:

    I love making home made soups. This one sounds delicious!

  3. barbara langley says:

    Anything you can cook in a crock pot is a time saver. Tasty and healthy recipe,thank you.

  4. Jenn Erin says:

    We love Olive Garden but we’ve been trying to make more meals at home so this is absolutely perfect. I would love to try this

  5. krystel says:

    this recipe is awesome thanks love veggie soup

  6. Leah says:

    This sounds great! My husband and I love that soup at the Olive Garden.

  7. margaret peg m says:

    i love to try new soup recipes, i’ll be adding this one as well!

  8. invisiblegirlwholovescookies says:

    It looks so delicious!! :Q__

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