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"If you have not yet tried Pastina, you are missing out on the ultimate Italian 🇮🇹 comfort food. Pastina is also known as “Italian Penicillin” because of its healing properties."


Servings – 4 Prep Time – 5 Minutes Cook Time – 12 Minutes Ingredients:

  • 4 cups chicken broth

  • 1 cup water

  • pinch of salt

  • pepper to taste

  • 1 ½ cup pastina

  • 2 tbsp butter

  • ⅔ cup Parmigiano Reggiano, you can measure with your heart here ❤️

  • Fresh parsley, chopped (optional)


Add the broth and water to a medium pot, along with a pinch of salt.

Let it come to a boil, add in the pastina and cook until the pasta is fully cooked, slightly al dente.

Once the pastina is cooked, stir in the butter and the freshly grated parmesan cheese. Add a dash of pepper.

Serve in a bowl with a pat of butter and sprinkle with extra grated parmesan cheese.

Serve the pastina hot and enjoy! Buon appetito! 🇮🇹


Calories: 373cal / Carbohydrates: 48g / Protein: 22g / Fat: 11g / Saturated Fat: 6g/ Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.3g / Monounsaturated Fat: 3g / Trans Fat: 0.2g / Cholesterol: 26mg / Sodium: 404mg / Potassium: 17mg / Fiber: 2g / Sugar: 2g, / Calcium: 201mg : Iron: 2mg

"This simple and traditional Italian dish is perfect for a comforting and quick meal."

CWT is not a certified dietician or nutritionist. Any nutritional information shared on this site is an estimate counted through measurements and package nutritional information used in each recipe. If calorie, macro counting and other nutritional values are important to you, I recommend running the ingredients through your choice of nutritional calculator you prefer. Calories can vary depending on national brands used per recipe.

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