If there one dish we love its Italian Peasant Dishes. This is one of our personal favorite pasta recipes for years now.
That being said, Onion, Garlic, Eggs, and Pasta is one of our favorites. Be sure to see why and how easy it is to make – and inexpensive too!
A Pasta Backstory
I was raised on Italian food and when I got married, my MIL taught me how delicious, easy and inexpensive peasant dishes were to make.
And that’s where they became a staple in our meal planning. Peasant dishes are the Italian equivalent of what one might call Peasant Food in English – In Italian, it is Cucina Povera, i.e. poor (or frugal) cooking.
Yes, they are inexpensive to make but don’t let that fool you – you will find they are served in high-end Italian restaurants all over and translated into costly menu items.
Today, I’d like to show you how to create one of these peasant dishes that are perfect for any occasion and a real crowd-pleaser – even the kids love it!
- 1 pound pasta
- 6 – 8 large eggs beaten
- 1 cup of olive oil
- 4 tablespoon freshly grated Parmesan cheese
- salt and pepper to taste
- Parsley and red pepper to taste
- Fry eggs, onions, garlic, and seasoning together
- break up the eggs while in the frying pan after they are cooked
- Cook pasta
- When pasta is almost done, drain well
- Put pasta in frying pan with eggs and toss for about a minute
- Put in a large bowl and plate
Be sure to drain the extra oil before adding it to your pasta. You can leave a little bit in for taste.
I hope you get to try this delicious and easy meal. It’s really wallet-friendly and everyone loves it!
Also, be sure to leave any questions you might have in the comments section below – I always reply!
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