Aroma Pastina


(Recipe Credit: Nicky D Cooks)

Pastina “little pasta” is the smallest shape of dried pasta, these little pasta shapes are perfect for soups. Any brand will do, but look for a pastina shape when making this soup. The pasta cooks quickly and thickens as it cools.


  • 2 carrots, diced
  • 2 celery stalks, diced
  • 3 chicken bouillon cubes
  • 3 cups water
  • ½ cup pastina dried pasta
  • 1 ½ teaspoon AROMA seasoning
  • Fresh ground pepper (optional)
  • Grated Italian Cheese for garnish


  1. Bring the water, vegetables, bouillon cubes and AROMA seasoning to a boil.
  2. Decrease the heat and cook on a low heat until the vegetables are almost done.
  3. Avoid over cooking them because they get too mushy.  Add the pastina, return the heat to a boil and cook until the pasta is done about 5-7 minutes.
  4. Pour into bowls. Garnish with Italian Cheese and pepper if using.
  5. Makes about 4 servings.

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