Definition of cappelletti in English:

Share this entry


Pronunciation: /ˌkapəˈlɛti/

plural noun

Pieces of pasta stuffed with meat, cheese, or vegetables and folded so as to resemble small peaked hats, served either in broth or with a sauce.
Example sentences
  • 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'.

Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.