How to Make Stuffed Pasta

Making your own stuffed pasta is easy with our 5-step guide!

Hand-Shaped Pasta is Easy

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Hand-Shaped Pasta is Easy

The dough is supple and lovely to work with, and the little bundles are a pleasure to form. So get out that pasta roller, or borrow one: This dish is fun and dazzling!

View Recipe: Candy-Wrapped Tortelli

Roll the Dough

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1. Roll the Dough

Roll sections of dough through a pasta machine at each setting until very thin.

Cut the Dough

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2. Cut the Dough

Cut dough into 4 × 3--inch rectangles using a pizza wheel or fluted cutter.

Moisten the Dough

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3. Moisten the Dough

Moisten long sides of dough with water, and fold over filling to enclose it.

Twist the Dough

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4. Twist the Dough

Twist dough edges in opposite directions as if sealing candy in a wrapper.

Arrange Pasta

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5. Arrange Pasta

Arrange pasta on a baking sheet dusted with semolina to prevent sticking.

View Recipe: Candy-Wrapped Tortelli

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