A chilly day here in the valley that started off with fog and still isn't above freezing. It seemed like a good time to make something in the crock pot while watching college football and making Christmas greeting cards.
1/2# extra lean ground beef, cooked
2 garlic cloves, minced
1/4 medium onion finely chopped
3 oz pancetta
1 15 oz can diced tomatoes
1 15 oz Cannellini beans
1 15 oz Light Red Kidney beans
32 oz chicken broth
1 tsp oregano
1 tsp parsley
1 1/2 cups Ditalini
salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
Parmesan cheese freshly grated
Cook ground beef in a large saucepan. Add in garlic, onion and pancetta and cook until soft and put in the crock pot with the beans. Add in chicken broth, oregano and parsley. Cook over medium heat for 3 hours and add in the Ditalini. Allow to cook fully before serving.
Top with freshly grated Parmesan.