Start by adding olive oil and chopped onion in a large deep pan or deep pot on medium high heat.
Cook the onion for about 10 minutes, stirring. Add the garlic and cook for 3 minutes.
Add both the beans, diced tomatoes, red pepper flakes, salt, pepper. Stir for two minutes then add the chicken broth. Bring to a boil and then lower the temperature. Let the soup simmer for 10 minutes before adding the pasta.
Add the pasta and cover. On lower heat, cook the pasta for 10 minutes. The soup is ready when the pasta is done!Print