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Uncooked fregula
Alternative namesFregola
Place of originSardinia
Main ingredientsSemolina dough

Fregula (often written fregola) is a type of pasta from Sardinia. It is similar to North African Berkoukes, Levantine Moghrabieh, and Israeli couscous. Fregula comes in varying sizes, but typically consists of semolina dough that has been rolled into balls 2–3 mm in diameter and toasted in an oven.[1]

A typical preparation of fregula is to simmer it in a tomato-based sauce with clams.[2]


  1. ^ "Fregula, Babbo". Archived from the original on 2017-11-10. Retrieved 2014-12-24.
  2. ^ Fregula con Vongole Archived 2009-06-17 at the Wayback Machine (Fregula with Clams)