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[mass 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.
- ‘Cappelletti are traditionally served in broth.’
- ‘Like ravioli or tortellini, cappelletti can be stuffed and sauced with a variety of savory concoctions, such as chicken with cream sauce.’
- ‘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.’
Italian, literally little hats.
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