Sausage and Ricotta-Filled Rolls

Tomasini ri Muorica

Preparation info
  • Makes


    filled rolls
    • Difficulty


Appears in
Sicilian Feasts

By Giovanna Bellia La Marca

Published 2023

  • About

This is a favorite picnic food since it’s delicious both hot and cold. Lard is used for added flavor, and it’s not any less healthful than butter. If you prefer to use butter it’ll be just as good.


Tomasini Dough - Pasta pe’ tomasini

  • ½ cup lard
  • ½ cup shortening
  • 6


Work the lard and the shortening into the flour, then add the eggs and ½ cup water. Knead until you have a smooth and pliable dough. Do this by hand or use a mixer with a dough hook. Shape the dough into a ball, cover, and let rest for 1 hour.

Preheat the oven t