Rotoli di Pasta

Stuffed Pasta Rolls

Preparation info
  • Makes


    ; Serves as main-course servings or 16 as appetizer portions
    • Difficulty


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By Joyce Goldstein

Published 2001

  • About

Pasta rolls, or rotoli, are a specialty of Emilia-Romagna, but, of course, good food ideas travel. Rotoli are featured on the menu at the Circolo Enogastronomico per Bacco in Padua, in the neighboring region of the Veneto. The uncooked dough is spread with a filling, rolled, wrapped, and simmered in salted water. (A fish poacher or large roasting pan with a rack is ideal.) Once removed and unwrapped, the rolls can be sliced and served warm as is with a light sauce, or sliced and placed in a