Home-made tortellini with prawns

A delicious starter with rich, balanced flavours

Serves 4

Ingredients            

  • 250g home-made pasta dough  

Filling

  • 200g fresh peas, blanched and mashed
  • 30g butter
  • Pinch salt and pepper

Sauce

  • 100g small fresh prawns
  • 75g butter 
  • 10g chives  
  • Pinch dill
  • 10g leeks
  • 10g spring onions 
  • 50g crushed walnuts

Method

  1. Put the prawns, dill, chives, leeks, spring onions and butter in a pan and heat very gently for 3 or 4 minutes. – be careful not to burn the butter.
  2. Add some crushed walnuts just before cooking is finished. 
  3. Salt some boiling water and add the tortellini, cooking for 4 or 5 minutes so that the pasta remains al dente. 
  4. Toss the pasta in the sauce and serve immediately. 

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