Gabi’s Italian Food Blog – Pasta e piselli alla napoletana is a simple yet delicious recipe from the Campania region. This traditional dish, midway between a minestra and a pasta asciutta, is perfect for every season. Although this recipe has many variations, the most traditional way to prepare it always includes pancetta. Easy to make, this classic ricetta povera (poor recipe) is an exquisite and substantial everyday dish ready in 30 minutes.