Types of Pasta Shapes To Know Ep.2

Types of Pasta Shapes To Know Ep.2


Today's we focus on exploring short pasta and stuffed pasta. Let’s continue to explore world of pasta with us.

1. Ravioli

Ravioli are a type of pasta featuring a filling enveloped in thin, egg-based pasta dough. Raviolis are typically square or circular and stuffed with meat, cheese, or vegetables. One of our favorite recipes features a butternut squash center.



2. Tortellin

Tortellini are ring-shaped pastas that are usually stuffed with cheese or meat. Tortellini are traditionally served in capon broth, which could explain why they make the perfect addition to a variety of soups.


3. Farfalle

Also known as bow-tie or butterfly pasta, farfalle is perfect for cream-based sauces or in pasta salads. This pasta is said to date back to the 1500s, originating in Northern Italy.


4. Rigatoni


Rigatoni are a large, tube-shaped pasta with ridged edges that perfectly capture sauces and grated cheese. These thick tubes are strong enough to take on heavier sauces like Bolognese.


5. Macaroni


Macaroni is a dry, tubular-shaped pasta that comes in different lengths and sizes, but is commonly cut short. This versatile pasta shape is used in a wide variety of dishes, the most popular being macaroni and cheese recipes.




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