Make this drink
Muddle leaves and syrup, divide in four glasses. Stir in lime juice, gin and crushed ice. Top with club soda and garnish with a cucumber slice.

Family Dinner

What can you serve to make the whole family happy? Pasta! It satisfies even the pickiest eaters and can easily serve a crowd.

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Barilla Gemelli

in 12 minutes

Why it's perfect?

Festive. Healthy. Quick. Looking for a crowd-pleaser to serve for family dinner? Gemelli is a fun and unique pasta shape, and the Greek salad elements add a delicious twist.
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White Fiber Mini Penne recipe

Barilla® White Fiber Mini Penne with Creamy Tomato Sauce, Meatballs & Parmigiano Cheese

Barilla® White Fiber Mini Penne with Creamy Tomato Sauce, Meatballs & Parmigiano Cheese PREP TIME: 30

1 box Barilla® White Fiber Mini Penne
2 cloves garlic chopped and divided
½ pound ground beef
½ pound ground pork
¼ cup water
2 slices white bread soaked in water
1 cup Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese divided
1 tablespoon parsley chopped
salt and black pepper to taste
4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
1 18-ounce can San Marzano tomatoes
½ cup heavy cream;

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Drink Pairing

Cucumber and basil are fitting refreshments for a Mediterranean pasta meal. Cucumber Basil Spritzer 20 basil leaves
2 oz simple syrup
4 limes, juiced
8 oz cucumber-infused gin (Soak cucumbers in gin for 3 days, then strain.)
Club soda to taste

Helpful Tip

Let them customize their pasta salad Try setting the table with gemelli pasta, chicken, vegetables, and feta in separate dishes. Guests will love building their own pasta salad bowls!