Fricelli by Marella, Handmade : Organic, 1 lb

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Marella Fricelli: A Taste of Southern Italy

Handcrafted Dumpling-like Pasta: Marella's Fricelli, available in a 1 lb package, is a specialty from the southern Italian region of Puglia, showcasing the authentic flavors and culinary traditions of the area. These handmade pasta pieces are unique in texture, resembling dumplings, and offer the taste of fresh pasta. Ideal for those who appreciate traditional Italian cooking, Fricelli served "Pugliese" style with fried eggplant and tomatoes is an accurate representation of regional cuisine.

Perfect for Hearty and Rustic Dishes: Fricelli's dumpling-like consistency makes it an excellent choice for robust and flavorful sauces.

Recipe 1: Fricelli with Eggplant and Tomato Sauce


  • Marella Fricelli Pasta
  • Eggplant, cubed and fried
  • Fresh tomatoes, chopped
  • Garlic, minced
  • Olive oil
  • Fresh basil
  • Grated Parmesan cheese
  • Salt and pepper


  1. Cook the Fricelli in boiling salted water until al dente.
  2. In a skillet, sauté garlic in olive oil and add the fried eggplant and tomatoes.
  3. Cook until the tomatoes break down into a sauce.
  4. Drain the pasta and toss it with the eggplant and tomato sauce.
  5. Season with salt, pepper, and fresh basil.
  6. Garnish with grated Parmesan cheese.
  7. Serve a hearty and authentic Pugliese dish.