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Aunt Faye’s Famous Pastina

  • Author: Lisa Keys
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: serves 6 1x


Okay…for all you cooks who like clear-cut quantities just go with your instincts. Be Italian for 5 minutes and add a spoonful of this or a pinch of that. Be the Goose! 



1 pound pastina

2 eggs


parmesan cheese, freshly grated

salt of your choice

freshly ground black pepper

fresh basil


Boil pastina till tender. Drain and add 2 eggs, butter and parmesan cheese. Salt and pepper to taste. Garnish with fresh basil.


Cook the pastina in chicken broth for extra flavor

  • Category: pasta
  • Method: stove top
  • Cuisine: Italian

Keywords: pastina, comfort food, parmesan, Italian