Definition of tortelli in English:

tortelli

Syllabification: tor·tel·li
Pronunciation: /tôrˈtelē
 
/

noun

  • Small pasta parcels stuffed with a cheese or vegetable mixture.
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    • Next is a page with 17 Pasta selections with spaghetti, fettuccine, penne, gnocchi, tortelli, lasagne and tortellini.
    • An antipasto of local ham and salami is followed by good renditions of local pasta staples like tortelli di zucca and tagliatelle al sugo di anatra (with duck sauce), washed down a glass or two of honest Lambrusco.
    • To finish the tortelli: Bring a saucepan of salted water to a boil.

Origin

Italian, plural of tortello 'small cake, fritter'.

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