Tortellini, How To Make Homemade Tortellini, Basic Tortellini Recipe
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Tortellini is an amazing ring-shaped pasta that is sure to attract everyone with its interesting appearance. Since the shape is not very complex, it is also ideal to make at home.
This is a typical, basic Tortellini recipe, where the pasta is boiled with a stuffing of cheese, herbs and seasonings. You can feel free to vary the filling – try your luck with other ingredients like spinach, cheese or corn.
Once done, combine the pasta with any sauce of your choice to make a truly delicious treat!
Have a go at other recipes like the Herb Tortellini with Garlic Butter or Tortellini with Sun Dried Tomato Pesto Sauce .
- Combine all the ingredients in a deep bowl, mix well and knead it into semi-soft dough, using enough water.
- Cover the dough with a damp muslin cloth for 15 minutes.
- Divide the dough into 2 equal portions.
- Roll out each portion of the dough into 250 mm. ( 10”) diameter circle using a little plain flour for rolling.
- Cut into circles using a 50 mm. (2”) cookie cutter or a vaati to get 5 roundels.
- Keep doing till all the dough is over, to get 20 roundels in all.
- Place one roundel on a clean, dry surface and put ½ tsp of cheese mixture in the center.
- Fold over to make a semi-circle and press the edges lightly with your fingers to seal it.
- Bring both the corners of the semi-circle one over the other and again pinch it with your fingers to seal it together.
- Repeat steps 7 to 9 to make the remaining 19 tortellini.
- Boil enough water in a deep non-stick pan, with salt and oil.
- Add the prepared tortellini, few at a time and cook on a medium flame for 3 to 4 minutes.
- Drain and use as required.
Nutrient values per tortellini
|Vitamin A||20.3 mcg|
|Vitamin B1||0 mg|
|Vitamin B2||0 mg|
|Vitamin B3||0.1 mg|
|Vitamin C||0 mg|
|Folic Acid||0 mcg|
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