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Type Pasta
Place of origin Italy
Region or state Liguria
Cookbook: Trenette  Media: Trenette

Trenette [treˈnette] is a type of narrow, flat, dried pasta especially associated with Genoa and Liguria.

Trenette al pesto[edit]

Trenette is the most traditional form of pasta served with pesto alla genovese, a dish known as trenette al pesto, which can also include potatoes and green beans boiled in the same water.


  • Vincenzo Buonassisi, Il Nuovo Codice della Pasta, Rizzoli, 1985, ISBN 88-17-11038-8