pasta e fagilio (pasta and bean soup!)

2 Tsp. olive oil
I chopped yellow onion
3 carrots, grated
1 stalk celery, chopped
3 cloves of garlic, minced
3- 1/2 cups of vegetable stock
1 28 oz. can of tomatoes, pureed with
fresh basil (processed with tomatoes)
3 tbsp of oregano
salt and pepper
2 tbsp. sugar
1 tsp of cayenne pepper (if you like it spicy!) pasta e fagilio
1 can kidney beans
1/2 cup of pasta (something small, like elbow or macaroni)
1. In a large pot heat oil, add onions, carrots and celery,  add garlic at the end. Cook for 5 minutes.
2. Stir in stock, tomatoes (pureed with basil) , sugar, and spices.  Simmer for 15 minutes.
3.  Add pasta and cook until tender. (According to package directions).  Add beans the the end.

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