Pasta and beans

Ingredients for 4 persons:

* Garlic: 2 cloves
* Meat or vegetable stock 1/2 litre
* Carrot 1
* Onions 1
* Beans boiled borlotti 400 gr
* Oil 1/2 drinking glass
* Bacon 100 gr
* Pasta short pasta 320 gr (gnocchetti sardi are the best)
* Pepper it depends by personal taste
* Tomatoes Chopped tomatoes 100 g
* Celery 1 stick
* Salt Quantum satis
* Rosemary Quantum satis


1. Make about 1/2 liter Meat or vegetable stock , that you’ll use after.
2. Put in a saucepan the oil, with onion, garlic, celery and carrot minced. As soon as the minced begins to color, add the chopped tomatoes and two cookwares of stock. Bring to a boil, stirring frequently. Lower the heat and simmer gently for 5 minutes.
3. In the sametime, put in another saucepan the bacon cutted, in slices or strips, let fry it in its melt fat. Then add to it the beans, and after a minute add the Rosemary and two cookwares of stock . Let cook all together for 5 minutes.
4. At this point blend all together: that is to say pour the content of the first saucepan in the second one and let cook all together for some minute.
5. Put the short pasta in salt water, and at middle cooking, drain it and put it in the beans soup.
6. End the coking adding, if necessary, reserved pasta water or stock . Add as liquid (hot) as it needs to obtain the stiffness liked. If you like a creamier pasta and beans, you can mix two or three beans spoon and add them to the pasta. At the end of cooking add a little of pepper and let it flavoured for a minute.

Serve your pasta and beans hot and good appetite!