Mancuso Cheese Shop

Homemade Italian Ricotta Cavatelli

Fresh, homemade pasta with two simple ingredients.




Step 1
In bowl or food processor, mix 2 cups of flour with 1lb Mancuso Ricotta and mix together gradually adding flour as necessary to make dough soft but not too sticky

Step 2
On a lightly floured surface, knead dough until smooth. Let dough rest covered for 30 min. Cut dough in quarters and take ¼ at a time and roll into a rope. With a sharp knife cut into small pieces (pillows). When all dough has been cut, lay on a cloth covered table to dry for 30 min to an hour.

Step 3
Bring pot of salter water to a boil and add the pasta. Fresh pasta doesn’t take long to cook. They will float to the top when they are done. Drain and cover with Pasta sauce.