Consomme aux Pates Italiennes or Consomme a L’italienne or Con Somme aux Nouilles

Clear soup with Italian paste, Noodles, Spaghetti or Vermicelli.

Preparation info

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Appears in

Mrs Beeton's All About Cookery

By Isabella Beeton

Published 1861

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  • 1 qt. consommé
  • 1 tablesp. Italienne paste: bought in tiny fancy shapes or as fancy shaped macaroni; or macaroni or


Sprinkle the paste into the boiling consommé to allow it to cook before serving. Italian paste requires 3 min. boiling. Macaroni should be cut with scissors in ¼-in. rings after boiling for 20–30 min. in the consommé. Spaghetti should be cooked for 15–20 min. then cut into ¾-in. lengths. Break vermicel