The pasta is made on special occasions, using recipes handed down from one generation to another.
It is said the origins of tortellini dates back to the early 1600’s.
There is doubt and speculation as to who the person or persons are that invented the pasta.
Italian food represents romance, and can bring out the romantic affection in anyone.
How is Tortellini Made
Here is a short video to demonstrate how tortellini is made. The video will present the preparation of Tortellini Bolognesi.
Nutritional Benefits of Tortellini
Regular cheese tortellini, though it is pasta made from flour does have some nutritional benefits, like 72 mg of potassium, 20 mg of magnesium, also some small amounts of vitamin-A, iron and vitamin B-12 per 3/4 of a cup serving.
Recent studies have shown that a deficiency in vitamin B-12 can be associated with feelings of fatigue and low energy, including depression, irritability, anxiety, and dementia. So let’s eat some Tortellini.
Here’s three recipes from our kitchen to celebrate National Tortellini Day:
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