A much requested favourite.
Prepare soup mix according to on pack preparation instructions.
Heat oil in a large pot, add pancetta and fry until crisp. Add onion, carrots, celery, potato and garlic and cook for 3-4 minutes.
Add tomato paste, tomatoes, bacon bones, prepared soup mix, oregano, basil and water and bring to the boil. Boil for 10 minutes. Reduce heat, cover and simmer for approximately 1 hour or until beans are tender, stirring occasionally.
Add cabbage and pasta and cook for a further 15 minutes.
Season to taste. Garnish with parmesan and parsley.