Pasta e Piselli (Pasta and Peas)

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Appears in Cook's Illustrated May/June 2021

In this version of Italy's pasta e piselli, simmering ditalini in a broth flavored with pancetta and Pecorino Romano results in a silky, substantial soup.

SERVES4

TIME45 minutes

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WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

Like its better-known cousins pasta e fagioli and pasta e ceci, the traditional Italian dish pasta e piselli combines a legume, peas, with small pasta to form a hearty soup. The soup comes together in one pot—we cooked the pasta in a broth ...

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