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A Day Without Pasta.. A Creamy Casserole Pasta Recipe..

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Life is a combination of magic and pasta

Federico Fellini

and a day without pasta feels like a day without magic….

Timballo di Pasta and Verza (Pasta and cabbage casserole)

1 lb of rigatoni pasta (durum semolina wheat)

1 1/2 lbs of cabbage

3 tablespoons of  butter

4 eggs

4 ounces of provolone cut into small cubes

3 tablespoons of cream or whole milk

salt and pepper to taste

Wash the cabbage and cut into thin strips. Cook cabbage in boiling water for 3 minutes. Drain the cabbage ,dry. In a bowl beat eggs with cream, salt and pepper. In a sauce pan, melt butter and saute the cabbage, add in the provolone, saute for 2 more minutes.

Cook pasta in boiling, salted water for time indicated on package. Drain pasta, place in bowl and pour eggs mixture on pasta, stir to mix gently. Butter a casserole dish, place in a bed of cabbage strips, then layer in pasta, then another layer of cabbage then pasta and so on,end with a layer of pasta. Bake in preheated oven at 400 degrees of 20 minutes. Put under broiler for a few minutes to make top crispy. Serve

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