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Passatelli (plural) is a pasta formed of bread crumbs, eggs, grated Parmesan cheese, and in some regions lemon, and nutmeg; it is typically cooked in chicken broth. Typically, it is found in Pesaro e Urbino (northern Marche) and other regions of northern Italy, such as Emilia Romagna and Umbria.[1]

Passatelli in broth
Place of originItaly
Region or stateEmilia Romagna
Main ingredientsBread crumbs, eggs, Parmesan cheese, lemon, nutmeg

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  1. ^ Zanini De Vita, Oretta (2009). Encyclopedia of pasta. Fant, Maureen B., Field, Carol. Berkeley, Calif.: University of California Press. p. 196. ISBN 9780520944718. OCLC 558881171.