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Tortellini stuffed with Ricotta, Parmesan cheese and smoked salmon

Tortellini stuffed with Ricotta, Parmesan cheese and smoked salmon

What you need:

...for the Tortellinis

  • 100g Durum flour (coarse)

  • 100g Durum flour (fine)

  • 2 eggs

  • 2 egg yolks

  • 1 egg ( beaten for "gluing" the tortellini)

Method:

  • Mix all ingredients until you have a nice soft dough

  • Wrap in cling film

  • Rest in fridge for at least 1 hour

  • Cut the dough into 4 pieces

  • Run each piece through your pasta machine

  • First on setting 0

  • Then on 3, 5 and finally on 6

  • Now you should have plates of approx 1-1.5 mm thickness

  • Punch out circles of approx 9cm diameter

 

What you need:

...for the filling

  • 250g Ricotta cheese

  • 200g Parmesan cheese

  • 100g finely chopped smoked salmon

Method:

  • Mix all ingredients

  • Rest in fridge for one hour

...finalising the Tortellinis

  • On a chopping board, drizzle with a little coarse flour that the pasta does not stick

  • Place one tsp of the filling on one pasta circle at a time

  • brush beaten egg on the rim

  • Take it up in you fingers and gently fold the rim together

  • Then fold around your finger and glue the two corners together with a bit of beaten egg

  • Now the Tortellinis can rest, covered, in the fridge for an hour or two in case, but best is to boil immediately

  • Boil for 5 min. in salted water

Butter sauce:

...what you need

  • Butter

  • Some pasta water

Method:

  • In a pot on medium/low temp add a good lump of butter

  • Add some pasta water to the butter that you get a nice buttery sauce

  • Keep the sauce on low temp

Butter fried Spinach and sun dried tomatoes:

...what you need

  • Butter

  • I shallot, super finely chopped

  • 1 garlic clove, finely sliced

  • Some pasta water

Method:

  • In a pot heat the butter under medium temp.

  • Add shallots and garlic

  • Let fry for 1m.

  • Add spinnach and finely sun dried tomatoes

  • Toss and add a little pasta water

Serving:

  • Boil the Tortellini for 5 min in salted water

  • Immediately when the tortellinis are done take them up and into the buttery sauce and give the a toss

  • Place 4-4ยด5 tortellinis on heated deep plates

  • Add a few spinnach leaves and sun dried tomatoes

  • Pour over some buttery sauce

  •  Add freshly grated Parmesan cheese

  • Serve

 

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