Slow-Cooker Pasta e Fagioli

Wisconsin Cheese Slow-Cooker Pasta e Fagioli   Recipe
Active Time
30 Minutes



Look for the Proudly Wisconsin Badge when shopping for cheese. Any brand of Wisconsin Parmesan can be used in this recipe.


  1. Place the beans, tomatoes, sausage, carrots, celery, onion, garlic and Italian seasoning into a greased 6-quart slow cooker. Add reserved parmesan rind. Pour in chicken broth; stir to combine.
  2. Cover and cook on low for 8-10 hours (or on high for 4-5 hours) or until carrots are tender. Stir in pasta. Cover and cook on high 20-30 minutes longer or until pasta is al dente.
  3. Reduce heat to low or set on warm. Gradually stir in grated parmesan until melted. Turn slow cooker off. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Serve with additional parmesan.

Cheesemonger Tip

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Do you have questions when shopping for cheese? Ask the cheesemonger! A cheesemonger specializes in the buying and selling of high-quality cheese, usually available in the specialty section of a grocery store or cheese shop. Knowledgeable and passionate, a cheesemonger is a go-to resource for cheese varieties and pairings, proper cheese storage and handling, its cooking applications and cheese brand information.

Bold Cello® Parmesan cheese is aged for 12 months and has a nutty flavor with notes of crushed apple. Elevate bites with this tasty addition to soups and more.

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