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Easiest and most delicious homemade tortellini recipe

VIDEORECIPE Easiest and most delicious homemade tortellini recipe

This is a ring-shaped variety of pasta, which consists of a layer of dough rolled up and joined at the ends, filled with different foods such as meat, cheese and eggs. The thousands of possibilities of fillings, make tortellini a versatile, delicious meal

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The perfect guide to different types of pasta and their uses

The recipe can be found in this article

The perfect guide to different types of pasta and their uses

Ingredients

number of servings
4
  • 2 cups self-rising flour Added to
  • 3 egg Added to
  • 1 tablespoon salt Added to
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil Added to
  • water Added to
  • 16 whole oz. Milk Ricotta Added to
  • 14 Cup Pecorino Cheese or Parmigiana Added to
  • 14 Lemon Zest of a lemon Added to
  • nutmeg Added to
  • parsley Added to
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Directions

60 min.
1. Step

Add the flour, salt, olive oil, and three eggs into a large mixing bowl.

2. Step

Mix the ingredients using your hands. If not mostly combined, add a tablespoon of water and mix again.

3. Step

Place onto a wooden board and knead the dough until there are no lumps and the dough is smooth.

Easiest and most delicious homemade tortellini recipe - preparation step 1
4. Step

Roll into a ball and wrap. Set aside.

5. Step

In a large bowl, mix the ricotta, salt, nutmeg, lemon zest, half of the parsley and pecorino cheese for the stuffing.

6. Step

Cut the dough into four equal pieces. Work with one piece at a time and wrap the remaining pieces to avoid drying out.

7. Step

Pass the dough through the pasta machine until achieving the desired thinness.

8. Step

Cut the rolled-out dough into a large rectangle. Cut it in half the long way and then cut the dough into squares.

9. Step

Cut one of the bottom corners of a plastic bag and fill it with the ricotta mixture and squeeze a small amount of the ricotta stuffing onto the centre of each dough square.

Easiest and most delicious homemade tortellini recipe - preparation step 1
10. Step

Wet the edges and fold the dough over to make a triangle. Pinch the sides together to seal the ricotta stuffing inside of the dough.

11. Step

Take the two bottom points of the triangle and fold them underneath into each other and pinch them together to seal and form your tortellini. Repeat these steps with all dough pieces.

12. Step

In a saucepan with boiling water, add the fresh tortellini and cook for 5 minutes or until all pieces are floating.

Easiest and most delicious homemade tortellini recipe - preparation step 1
13. Step

Serve with tomato sauce, pecorino cheese and a sprinkle of parsley.

Easiest and most delicious homemade tortellini recipe - preparation step 1

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