Tortelli di Zucca

Tortelli with a Nutmeg-Scented Butternut Squash or Pumpkin Filling

Preparation info

  • Serves

    4 to 6

    as a first course
    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

In Nonna's Kitchen

In Nonna's Kitchen

By Carol Field

Published 1997

  • About

Although she has lived in Chianti all her married life, Anna Marezza comes from near Parma in Emilia-Romagna. As a little girl she would come running whenever her mother called out, “Vieni, si fa i tortelli—Come, we’re going to make tortelli.” There was something magical about the experience for her. All her problems seemed to shrink away as she became involved in making these delicious tortelli.

Anna has immense feeling for the region wher