Pastina Soup {Italian Minestrina}
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Pastina Soup {Minestrina}

Whenever you have comfort food cravings or need to warm yourself up with a delicious bowl of something hot and light - minestrina or pastina soup is absolutely THE best.
Prep Time2 mins
Cook Time8 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Soup
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 2



  • Bring chicken broth to boil, add pastina. Cook for 5-8 minutes depending on the shape you’ve chosen. Check pastina cooking time on the package.
  • Pour pastina with boullion in a soup bowl. Add parmareggio triangle, a splash of extra virgin olive oil and some grated Parmesan cheese if you like.
  • Garnish with a small rosemary sprig.
  • Serve hot!


You can use any type from orzo pastina, stelline or star pastina (most favorite) to farfalline and even small ditalini pasta.