De Cecco Mezzi Tubetti Lisci 500g

De Cecco Mezzi Tubetti Lisci 500g

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Mezzi Tubetti lisci 500g

Mezzi Tubetti Lisci (smooth half tubes) are a smaller variation of the classic Tubetti Lisci and are part of the very short, dry, straight cut, smooth pasta family from southern Italy.

The shape is what gives this pasta its name because it resembles small tubes.

Mezzi Tubetti Lisci are recommended for preparing soups with beans or lentils, or vegetable broths.

This pasta is also excellent for preparing very delicate pasta dishes with light tomato and basil sauces.

The company was founded in 1886 by the De Cecco brothers in the small town of Fara San Martino in the Abruzzo region of central Italy. Nicola De Cecco originally produced flour at his stone mill before establishing the pasta factory. In 1908, the company adopted a country girl with a wheat stacks as its trademark.

Abruzzo Italy