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Campanelle with Summer Veggies (top view).jpg
Campanelle with summer vegetables and grated cheese
Type Pasta
Place of origin Italy
Region or state Italy
Main ingredients wheat
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Campanelle [kampaˈnɛlle] (Italian for "bellflowers"[1] or "little bells"), is a type of pasta which is shaped like a cone with a ruffled edge,[2] or a bell-like flower. It is also sometimes referred to as gigli.[3] It is intended to be served with a thick sauce,[1] or in a casserole.

In Italian, campanelle can also refer to "handbells." [4]

See also

Two pieces of campanelle pasta


  1. ^ a b "Campanelle". Barilla. Retrieved 2014-04-14. Campanelle, or 'bellflowers' in Italian, has fluted, petal-like edges and a hollow center for capturing sauce. ... Campanelle is delicious paired with hearty dairy-based sauces like cheese or béchamel, vegetable sauces like beans, lentils, chickpeas, pumpkin, or other chunky vegetables. It also goes well with meat sauces, fish-based sauces, or robust tomato-based sauces.
  2. ^ "Pasta Shapes Dictionary". Retrieved 2014-04-14. Campanelle (“Bells”): Campanelle pasta resembles a small cone with a ruffled edge. Campanelle pasta can be paired with lean proteins, vegetables or sauces of any base. These shapes can also be a treat in a cold pasta salad
  3. ^ Kenedy, Jacob (2011). The Geometry of Pasta. Pan Macmillan. ISBN 9780752228013.
  4. ^ "What Is Campanelle?". wiseGEEK. Retrieved 2014-04-14. The name “campanelle” is Italian for “little bells” and also refers to a musical instrument that consists of small bells, sometimes called hand bells. This pasta is named for the shape of the pasta, which resembles a simple bell shape or a cone shape with ruffled edges that make it quite appealing once on a plate.

External links

  • The dictionary definition of campanelle at Wiktionary
  • Media related to Campanelle at Wikimedia Commons

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