Category Primi Piatti

Lasagna Recipe

Hello Everybody! Today I am sharing with you my tasty lasagna recipe. Whenever I make lasagna, I love to make extra batches and store them in the freezer to make it easier to cook on a day that I don’t have time to prepare anything. My son has also taken a pan of frozen lasagna on his snowboarding trips for an easy and delicious dinner to enjoy. Keep reading for the written recipe or watch the video below as I prepare this recipe.


  • 1 lb. lasagna, cooked
  • 1.5 lbs. fresh ricotta
  • 10 oz. mozzarella, shredded
  • 6 oz. pecorino cheese, grated
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 handful of parsley, chopped

For the Meat Sauce:

  • 12 oz. ground beef
  • 12 oz. ground pork
  • 3-4 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1/4 onion
  • olive oil
  • 1/2 cup white wine
  • 3 jars of homemade tomato sauce
  • 3 fresh basil leaves

To make the meat sauce, begin...

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Pasta e Fagioli (Pasta Fazool) Recipe

Hello Everybody! Today I have an easy and delicious pasta e fagioli recipe to share with you all. This pasta fazool recipe is how my mother used to make it while I was growing up in Orsara and has remained a staple recipe that I love to share with my family. Quick, simple and tasty, it makes for a great midweek dinner. Watch the video below for the recipe or continue reading for the written recipe.


For the beans/fagioli:

  • 1/2 pound dry white beans, such as navy or cannellini
  • 1-2 cloves garlic
  • Olive oil, extra-virgin
  • 5 cups water

For the pasta:

  • 1 lb. mixed pasta – assorted small shapes (pasta mista)
  • 1/2 cup olive oil, extra-virgin
  • 3 cloves garlic, sliced
  • oh yeah baby, optional (hot pepper)
  • handful of parsley, chopped
  • Salt, to taste

For the beans: Rinse the beans thoroughly...

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