Pastina reminds me of when I was a kid, this is comfort food - boil water and cook pastina according to directions, until most of the water is absorbed.  Turn off heat and add a slightly-beaten egg, letting cook on the hot pasta.  Add some butter, parmesean cheese and a little pepper.

Pastina with Egg and Cheese, Otherwise Known As Comfort Food

This gals recipe is called.Nonna Povera Pastina meaning Poor Grandma Noodles ~ WE called it Pasta butter n eggs.I've grown up on this, my Nonna brought this simple meal with her when she came to America, known as peasant food.

pastina with butter and milk

Pastina Stars with Butter and Milk

Pastina Stars with Butter and Milk Recipe this was may kids favorite lunch food

Italian Chicken Soup - Pastina ! Recipe Soups with chicken broth, parmesan cheese, pastina, cooked chicken, grated parmesan cheese, sea salt

Pastina Chicken Soup -- Italian Childhood Memories from La Bella Vita Cucina -- the perfect comfort soup for children and adults

Pastina For One Recipe -

Pastina for One

Cheesy Pumpkin Pasta Bake - Bring the fabulous flavors of Italy to your dinner table with this cheesy pasta dish that features Progresso® chicken broth, winter squash and turkey - ready in 30 minutes.

Mom's Pastina Egg drop soup

Pastina Egg Drop Soup - yum, I love pastina! Reminds me of childhood too :)

Pastina with Peas and Parmesan

Pastina with Peas and Parmesan

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Pastina ~ Chicken Soup for the Italian Soul ~ Italiafornia

Pastina ~ Chicken Soup for the Italian Soul

Pastina ~ Chicken Soup for the Italian Soul ~ Italiafornia. Simmer with Parmesan rind; also add 2 beaten eggs to boiling soup, stir and cook for two minutes.

Orzo Pastina with Parmigiano and EV Olive Oil... Nonna's remedy for the flu`!

This Orzo Pastina with Parmigiano Recipe is Nonna's remedy for the flu. This yummy recipe uses simpl .