Definition of cappelletti in English:


Line breaks: cap¦pel|letti
Pronunciation: /ˌkapəˈlɛti


  • Small pieces of pasta folded and stuffed with meat or cheese.
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    • If the cappelletti are to be cooked at once, drop them a few at a time in plenty of boiling, salted water; they will cook in about 4 to 5 minutes.
    • Roll more dough, using 1 piece at a time and keeping remainder covered and continue filling and forming cappelletti.
    • Cappelletti are traditionally served in broth.


Italian, literally 'little hats'.

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