Pastina

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There are few children in Italy who do not grow up eating Pastina, the classic tiny pasta stars that parents first serve as a child’s introduction to the delicious world of pasta.

Barilla® Pastina is made with non-GMO ingredients. For more information, please read our position.

Perfect for ...

Here in America, parents choose Barilla Pastina for their young children because it is made from 100% highest quality durum wheat; is enriched with essential nutrients, such as thiamin, iron, riboflavin and niacin; and is easily digested. Grown-ups love the deliciously nutty flavor of Barilla Pastina, too, especially in soups and simple broths.

About

Semolina
Cooks in 6 - 7 minutes

Pack Size(s)

  • 12 oz. (6 x servings)

Benefits

Great source of energy
Low Glycemic Index, keeping you fuller, longer
Enriched with Iron and B Vitamins
Made with Non-GMO Ingredients
Non GMO Project Verified seal

Suitable For

Vegetarian
Lactose Free
Peanut Free
Tree Nut Free
Shell Fish Free
Fish Free
Soy Free
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Ingredients & Nutrition

Cooking & Measuring

Measuring your pasta

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Our Chef’s tip

Add a generous pinch of sea salt to the cooking water to enhance the pasta’s flavor.

Avoid adding oil to the water as it prevents sauce from clinging to the pasta.

Visit our Help and Support page for more helpful cooking tips.

COOKING YOUR PASTA

1

Bring 4 - 6 quarts of water to a rolling boil, add salt to taste.

2

Add contents of package to boiling water. Stir gently.

3

Return to a boil. For authentic "al dente" pasta, boil uncovered, stirring occasionally for 6 minutes. For more tender pasta, boil an additional 1 minute.

4

Remove from heat. Drain well.

5

Serve immediately with your favorite Barilla sauce.

Full Cooking Instructions
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