Cavatelli is a type of pasta. It is often confused with gnocchi because of their similar shapes. Cavatelli are ade of flour, semolina and water while gnocchi are made with flour and potatoes.


Translations: カヴァテッリ, Цавателли

Physical Description

Cavatelli are typically about 3 cm (1¼ inch) long, with a rolled edge.

Colors: Beige

Tasting Notes

Flavors: Salty
Food complements: Cheese, Tomatoes, Meat, Brocoli, Mushrooms

Selecting and Buying

Seasonality: january, february, march, april, may, june, july, august, september, opctober, november, december

Preparation and Use

Bring a pot of water to a boil. Add salt and pasta and cook until aldente (time is often indicated on the package).

Conserving and Storing

Can be stored in a container, in a dry cool place.


In Italy, cavatelli are especially popular in the Avellino province.



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