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  • Published: 14 December 2018
  • Join Carla in the Test Kitchen as she make pasta e fagioli! The key to a soup with fully developed savory flavor starts with the soffritto—a mix of aromatic vegetables that are slowly cooked in the first stage of cooking. Take your time sweating down the vegetables until they are completely softened before letting them take on any color. You’ll be surprised by how much volume they lose and how much liquid they release and by how much unquantifiable richness they lend to the final dish, which is nothing more than a combination of humble ingredients.
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  • Bon Appétit
    Bon Appétit   12 months back

    Get yourself a Carla Fettuccine shirt here! https://teespring.com/stores/bonappetit

    • James Toland
      James Toland  4 months back

      Agreed that phrase is definitely yuck

    • Columbo
      Columbo  10 months back

      @Evan O. Me too. Actually, I hate carrots period and none of my children like them either.

    • Cathleen McKay
      Cathleen McKay  12 months back

      May I ask the brand of Dutch oven used in this video? Thank you so much in advance!! 😊

    • Vi Ma
      Vi Ma  12 months back

      Historically Past e Fagioli ('pasta fazzole') was a poor family's dish. It was not made with meat, leeks or extra virgin olive oil (just olive oil)...all expensive items. It eventually became a supper dish for Fridays when Italian Catholics did not eat meat. That being said, Thank you for showing your mother's recipe. I loved the way you explained the process. Thank you again.

    • Miss Marisa - Life, Lessons, and Vlogs!
      Miss Marisa - Life, Lessons, and Vlogs!  12 months back

      Please tell her that I hate carrots! She must knooooww! I'm not a picky eater, but I hate carrot flavors.

  • Eric O.
    Eric O.  23 hours back

    Yuuuuuuummmmmmm

    • runningfromtheherd
      runningfromtheherd  3 days back

      Noooo meat

      • Peter Flom
        Peter Flom  4 days back

        I don't like carrots

        • Xombie
          Xombie  4 days back

          I rewatch this recipe just to hear Carla say, "Delicious."

          • CraBByGaBByDolls
            CraBByGaBByDolls  5 days back

            I AM MAKING THIS....yummm

            • Natalie Teal Leonard
              Natalie Teal Leonard  6 days back

              I’ve been cooking the sofrito for 50 minutes and I don’t feel that I’m making any headway.

              • John McQ
                John McQ  1 weeks back

                I thought I 'd be getting a recipe with instructions and measurements instead i got to see someone showing off how great they cook, thanks.

                • Riccardo Depaoli
                  Riccardo Depaoli  1 weeks back

                  What if you don't like pasta fagioli

                  • Connie Turner
                    Connie Turner  1 weeks back

                    OH that looks amazing!

                    • richard fabrizio
                      richard fabrizio  1 weeks back

                      Man you could talk about nothing get on with it

                      • Jazzie Red
                        Jazzie Red  2 weeks back

                        I hate cooked carrots, they are vile and disgusting, part of the food of Satan trifecta, green beans, peas, and carrots. 🤢

                        • ssi1991
                          ssi1991  2 weeks back

                          If you love umami then you love MSG 👍
                          A wonderful magical product that was falsely and wrongly bedevilled, demonised and defamed out of pure racism and hatred.

                          • Zee Anon
                            Zee Anon  3 weeks back

                            my family made me fagioli when i came out

                            • Ale Amézquita
                              Ale Amézquita  4 weeks back

                              my mom doesn't like carrots... in lasagna, but... then again my mom has issues

                              • Joshua Wilson
                                Joshua Wilson  1 months back

                                I totally fast forward through this video to see if brad made an appearance. That’s right i said it Carla! Come get me!

                                • I sy
                                  I sy  1 months back

                                  I don't like carrots !

                                  • Lee Sal
                                    Lee Sal  1 months back

                                    I’m sadly and strangely allergic to carrots actually. So, to your friend that asked about carrots, I sometimes sub parsnip or another type of root veg.

                                    • mandy simmers
                                      mandy simmers  1 months back

                                      Really amazing recipe carla , gonna make it tonigth for my italian man , and yes the olive oil at the end is amazing in a soup 😊😁

                                      • Mike O'Barr
                                        Mike O'Barr  1 months back

                                        Carrots are disgusting, unless baked in a cake of course.

                                        • Melanie Cox
                                          Melanie Cox  1 months back

                                          “What if you don’t like carrots?”
                                          All the people allergic to carrots/celery like yes Carla plz tell us what to use
                                          Carla: ...nah

                                          • AC
                                            AC  1 months back

                                            7:11 "yeah so, all in all, I added about 10 cups of liquid"
                                            *Checks recipe*: no liquids whatsoever are mentioned.

                                            • Willow S
                                              Willow S  1 months back

                                              I’m adopting all bon appetit chefs as family members and this video finally settled it: Carla is my wholesome aunt who‘s worried about all family members not eating enough so she cooks them her family recipes

                                              • Jenn the Human
                                                Jenn the Human  1 months back

                                                That soffritto mix disappeared!

                                                • theedgeofoblivious
                                                  theedgeofoblivious  2 months back

                                                  Vegetarians shouldn't be using parm rinds to begin with, because they're made with animal rennet. Grana Padano, sure, but not parm.

                                                  • Todd Dexter
                                                    Todd Dexter  2 months back

                                                    Very well done!
                                                    Thanks.

                                                    • supertobino
                                                      supertobino  2 months back

                                                      vegan version: smoked paprika i/o ham, nooch and soy sauce i/o parm rind. turned out amazing!!

                                                      • Elyse Lewis
                                                        Elyse Lewis  2 months back

                                                        Who knew I was making soup so WRONG

                                                        • bruh
                                                          bruh  2 months back

                                                          I want to taste this so bad

                                                          • RiseUpBlue
                                                            RiseUpBlue  2 months back

                                                            My kids hate carrots...but one will eat celery...it's wierd.

                                                            • lizzienyc1
                                                              lizzienyc1  2 months back

                                                              Aye can she say sofrito correctly! 🤔

                                                              • Ade Ferranti
                                                                Ade Ferranti  2 months back

                                                                Is the garlic an American addition or an Italian one?

                                                                • moishglukovsky
                                                                  moishglukovsky  2 months back

                                                                  “Soffritto,” not “sofrito.” This is Italian, not Spanish.

                                                                  • KelseyMckay
                                                                    KelseyMckay  2 months back

                                                                    Carla just seems like a joy to be around 😊

                                                                    • Kimmy Ho
                                                                      Kimmy Ho  2 months back

                                                                      ignorant

                                                                      • Michelle Amatulle
                                                                        Michelle Amatulle  2 months back

                                                                        No parsley or basil?

                                                                        • Michelle Amatulle
                                                                          Michelle Amatulle  2 months back

                                                                          Too much carrot. Ham..yuck. I make mine without.

                                                                          • Luigi Peruzzi
                                                                            Luigi Peruzzi  2 months back

                                                                            Made this recipe today. I'm almost embarrassed with the way I was making it.

                                                                            • Aj Ece
                                                                              Aj Ece  2 months back

                                                                              Carla freaks me out when she talks about Parmesan like its vegetarian... I hope she doesn't use it in her cooking for veggie people cus its not vegetarian

                                                                              • Aj Ece
                                                                                Aj Ece  2 months back

                                                                                @Michelle Amatulle no most if not all parms are not suitable for vegetarians. it has rennet which means killing the animal

                                                                              • Michelle Amatulle
                                                                                Michelle Amatulle  2 months back

                                                                                Uh yes it is. It’s not vegan.

                                                                            • Lovi Tomato
                                                                              Lovi Tomato  2 months back

                                                                              Erm, Carla, adding the parm rind kinda defeats the purpose of being vegetarian? Parm is a cheese that uses rennet and that enzyme isn't vegetarian.

                                                                              • Arthur Dicrescento
                                                                                Arthur Dicrescento  2 months back

                                                                                the ham is smoked dont use it not italian

                                                                                • Arthur Dicrescento
                                                                                  Arthur Dicrescento  2 months back

                                                                                  looks good but not italian

                                                                                  • Kaalo Lovett
                                                                                    Kaalo Lovett  2 months back

                                                                                    Thank you Carla and Carla's mom <3

                                                                                    • Dawn Thomas
                                                                                      Dawn Thomas  2 months back

                                                                                      I totally wish I had watched this last week!! I added ditalini to my vegetable soup last week...and it was no longer soup because the pasta sucked up all of the liquid! Next time I will cook the pasta separate! I can't do the find because my daughter is vegan

                                                                                      • Cody Russell
                                                                                        Cody Russell  3 months back

                                                                                        i want to live in the test kitchen

                                                                                        • Ann Britton
                                                                                          Ann Britton  3 months back

                                                                                          brillant

                                                                                          • Food Cook Share
                                                                                            Food Cook Share  3 months back

                                                                                            The recipe looks amazing!


                                                                                            I don't want to be a negative Nelly but for the sake of accuracy parmigiano reggiano, grana padano and pecorino romano cannot be vegetarian as they have to use animal rennet to qualify under Italy's DOP to be legally call those names and branded on the rind. Vegetable-based rennet cheeses with similar flavour are available but will not be branded with these names.

                                                                                            • David Maurand
                                                                                              David Maurand  3 months back

                                                                                              ugh, carrots. i use red field peppers (not bell peppers) as a substitute.