• Cooking Time: 20
  • Servings: 6
  • Preparation Time: 20



  • 1-1/2 cups flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 egg yolk
  • Chicken stock or salted water
  • Warm water
  • Tomato sauce (spaghetti type sauce)
  • Grated Parmesan cheese
  • Fillings:
  • Ricotta seasoned with parsley, salt, pepper and oregano or
  • Ground beef, browned, drained and seasoned with onion, green pepper salt, pepper, cheese and tomato, be sure filling is solid not liquidy.


  • Sift flour and salt onto a board
  • Make a depression in center
  • Drop egg yolk into depression and moisten with warm water to make a stiff dough
  • Knead until smooth, cover and let stand 30 minutes
  • Roll paper thin and cut into 3 inch wide strips
  • Add filling by teaspoonful on lower half of strips about 2 inches apart
  • Fold upper part over lower part
  • Press along edges and in between filling with tip of thumb
  • Cut apart
  • Cook 15 to 20 minutes in boiling stock or salted water
  • Remove and arrange in layers on serving dish
  • Sprinkle each layer with Parmesan cheese
  • Cover with sauce

Categories: Dinner  Main Dish 

Author Credit: Irene

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