Tortelloni are a stuffed pasta common in Northern Italy, with a shape similar to tortellini, but larger and with the extremities closed differently. They are traditionally stuffed with ricotta cheese and leaf vegetables such as parsley and/or spinach.
|Place of origin||Italy|
|Region or state||Emilia Romagna, Lombardy|
Some variants replace the vegetables with other flavorful ingredients such as porcini or walnuts. A common filling, especially in the provinces of Ferrara, Modena and Reggio Emilia, is a paste made mainly of pumpkin pulp and amaretti biscuits.
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