pap·​par·​del·​le | \ ˌpä-pär-ˈde-lā How to pronounce pappardelle (audio) \

Definition of pappardelle

: pasta in the form of wide ribbons

Examples of pappardelle in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There are vegan specialties from breakfast to dinner, including blueberry-corn pancakes, avocado toast, Caesar salad, a tempeh Reuben, mac and cheese, cauliflower wings, pappardelle with Bolognese and spinach ravioli. Rick Nelson, Star Tribune, 1 Apr. 2021 Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil and cook the fresh pappardelle for 2 to 3 minutes. San Diego Union-Tribune, 2 Dec. 2020 Out front, a chalkboard displayed the day’s menu, and back in the kitchen, a chef wearing a mask and gloves had just made the pappardelle and fettuccine. Washington Post, 20 May 2020 Her recipes include cacio e pepe, butter chicken and short rib in roasted garlic tomato sauce with homemade pappardelle. Kimberly Wilson, Essence, 18 May 2020 No cacio e pepe, bucatini all’amatriciana, or wild boar pappardelle for me. Jessica Puckett, Condé Nast Traveler, 26 Mar. 2020 Add the pappardelle, and cook until tender, about 2 to 3 minutes. Erin Booke, Dallas News, 27 Mar. 2020 There is what Bulgarini calls his signature dish: pappardelle al cinghiale, a mild egg noodle pasta bolstered by an earthy ragu of wild boar. Patricia Escárcega,, 12 June 2019 The restaurant’s staple, according to Zediker, is the Bolognese ($24), which uses three different meats — veal, beef, and pork — and a little chicken liver to provide a heartier feel to the classic Italian sauce poured over wide pappardelle ribbons., 24 Oct. 2019

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First Known Use of pappardelle

1899, in the meaning defined above

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13 Apr 2021

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“Pappardelle.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 12 Jun. 2021.

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