Share a Family Recipe Passatelli shared by Carol Sora Cook

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Share a Family Recipe Passatelli shared by Carol Sora Cook

Amount and Ingredient

Prep Time: 1 hour

Cooking Time: About 10 minutes

Yield: About 10

  • 4 cups bread crumbs, I use Dried Italian crumbs

  • 4 cups Parmigiano Reggiano cheese

  • 8 eggs,depending on the feel of the dough, sometimes not all 8 are needed or 1 extra might be needed

  • Zest of 1 lemon

  • Freshly ground nutmeg

  • Pepper

  • About 8 to 10 cups chicken broth


  1. Mix bread crumbs with cheese.

  2. Make a well.

  3. Grate lemon zest and nutmeg over mixture. Grind a little fresh pepper on top. Break eggs into center of well. Mix with fork and then with hands until well mixed.

  4. This where to decide on the number of eggs. Let rest for about 15 minutes.

  5. Put the dough through meat grinder. I use my Kitchenaid food grinder without the cutter. I use the course blade. Cut them off at 4 or 5 inches.

  6. Spread on kitchen towel covered cookie sheets to dry for a few minutes.

  7. Bring chicken broth to a light boil and drop in the Passatelli, once they rise to top, cook for a few minutes more. Use caution to not allow a rapid boil.