pap·​par·​del·​le ˌpä-pär-ˈde-lā How to pronounce pappardelle (audio)
: pasta in the form of wide ribbons

Examples of pappardelle in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Once everything is together, the best approach is to simply leave it alone, to check it occasionally, to make sure its consistency is just right,—and to be ready to spoon it onto your pappardelle and cover it in Parmesan cheese. Southern Living Editors, Southern Living, 14 June 2023 The pappardelle Bolognese is AltoVino’s most popular pasta. Mario Cortez, San Francisco Chronicle, 28 Feb. 2023 There are multiple pasta dishes to choose from, including a pappardelle with a lamb ragu, cavatelli with hot sausage and browned sage butter, and fettuccine puttanesca. Kylee Van Horn and Allison Knott, Outside Online, 26 Oct. 2022 Because in our book, there’s nothing sexier than sharing a plate of pappardelle, Lady-and-the-Tramp–style. Zoe Denenberg, Bon Appétit, 9 Feb. 2023 The same base matches the bite of the king mushroom in a creamy pappardelle offering ($22.95), rich with earthiness. Amy Drew Thompson, Orlando Sentinel, 22 Dec. 2022 After that, a few standouts are the halibut crudo, the squid stuffed with lobster and a pappardelle dish with abalone sugo, seafood sausage and swordfish rib. Tori Latham, Robb Report, 30 June 2022 The unparalleled pappardelle Bolognese, made as if Marcella Hazan is looking over the chef’s shoulder, is offered in small and large portions (small is not at all small). Sheryl Julian,, 12 May 2022 Cantonese ho fun, the size of a pappardelle, is often brushed with a thin layer of oil after steaming to give it that extra smooth texture. Maggie Hiufu Wong, CNN, 26 Apr. 2022

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Word History



First Known Use

1899, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of pappardelle was in 1899

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“Pappardelle.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

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