Pastina with Egg and Cheese, Otherwise Known As Comfort Food

  • Author: Kate Morgan Jackson
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 1 serving 1x
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: Italian


This simple recipe for pastina with egg and cheese, otherwise known as comfort food, will make everything feel a little better!


  • 1/4 cup pastina
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 teaspoon butter
  • 1 tablespoon freshly grated Parmesan
  • Fresh ground pepper


  1. Bring one cup of water to boil in small saucepan.
  2. Add pastina and salt and cook until most of the water is absorbed, 3-4 minutes or whatever the instructions on your box suggest.
  3. Turn off heat and stir in egg, letting it cook in the hot pasta.
  4. Add butter, cheese and pepper. Eat slowly out of your favorite bowl with your favorite spoon.
  5. Feel much better.