How long does it take to boil the perfect pasta?

Most dried ribbons of pasta such as linguine, spaghetti, tagliatelle, etc. take 8-10 minutes . Shorter, thicker forms of pasta such as ribbons and penne take 10 to 12 minutes, and fresh pasta such as ravioli and tortellini take 3 to 5 minutes.

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