Cappelletti di Magro is a classic pasta dish from Emilia-Romagna region of Italy. The dish features small hat-shaped pasta filled with a creamy blend of Ricotta cheese, Parmigiano Reggiano cheese, and capon, and then served in a simple yet delicious sauce made with butter and sage.
Legend has it that the unique hat shape was inspired by the pointed hats worn by women during the Renaissance, symbolising elegance and artistry. As for the name, "Magro" means lean or thin, indicating that the dish is traditionally made without meat.
The dish is popular during the holiday season and is often served as part of a Christmas or New Year's Eve meal. The rich, creamy filling and fragrant sage butter sauce make it a comforting and flavorful dish that's sure to please.