Recipe: Basil and zucchini tortellini

Pasta with aromatic herbs
May 22, 2008


I was craving for some pasta, but light, tasty and quick...
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Basil and zucchini tortellini

Basil and zucchini tortellini


Ingredients
200g spinach and ricotta cheese tortellini
4 baby zucchini with flowers
1 clove garlic
2 radicchio leaves
10 basil leaves
2 tbsp. grated parmesan
100g mozzarella
olive oil

Directions
Fry the garlic in olive oil, then remove it. Put the zucchini cut into thin slices and radicchio cut into stripes into the pan. Cook for 10 minutes medium heat, stirring.
Meanwhile bring a large pot of salted water to a boil, add tortellini and cook until al dente.
Put the zucchini flowers in the pan and cook two minutes.
Drain the tortellini well and put them in the pan with grated parmesan and basil leaves. Mix well.
Put the pasta in a oiled baking pan, cover with mozzarella and grill-bake for 5 minutes.



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Author: abby (URL)
25/05/2008

graziana, this looks like an absolutely perfect speedy dish, thanks for sharing with vegetables, beautiful vegetables!


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