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Goat's cheese and walnut tortellini with a chive butter sauce Recipe

Method
  • 1

    Cut the fresh pasta sheet(s) into 36 circles using a pastry cutter.

  • 2

    Remove the skin from the goat's cheese and break into small chucks.

  • 3

    Crush the walnuts and add to the goat's cheese along with the salt pepper an double cream. Mix until you have a smooth paste.

  • 4

    Place a small amount of the filling in the middle of one of the pasta circles and brush around the filling with some egg yolk.

  • 5

    Take another pasta circle and place on top of the filling. Seal the edges of the tortellini making sure not to leave any pockets of air. Use a crinkled pastry cutter to trim off the edges.

  • 6

    Continue until you have 18 ravioli.

  • 7

    For the butter sauce:
    Chop the chives and cut the butter into small cubes.
    Bring the water to the boil and then start whisking in the butter one cube at a time. Making sure the butter emulsifies with the water. Continue until you have a smooth and glossy sauce.

  • 8

    Add the seasoning and the chives to the sauce.

  • 9

    Cook the tortellini for 3 minutes in salted boiling water. Drain and serve immediately with a drizzle of the butter sauce.

Chef's tip

«Vary the shape of the tortellini by cutting squares and then trimming the edges with a crinkle pastry wheel cutter.»

A fresh pasta tortellini filled with French goat's cheese and walnuts, served with a simple butter and chive sauce.

(12 votes)

  • Preparation  10mins
  • Cooking time  3mins
  • Rest time  0h

Ingredients for people

  • Fresh goat cheese(s) : 150 g
  • Walnut kernel(s) : 50 g
  • Double cream : 15 ml
  • Fine salt : 3 pinch(es)
  • Freshly ground black pepper : 6 Turn

  • For the sauce
  • Unsalted butter : 150 g
  • Water : 30 ml
  • Fine salt : 6 pinch(es)
  • Chive(s) : 0.25 bunch
  • Freshly ground black pepper : 6 Turn

  • For the pastry
  • Sheet(s) of ravioli paste : 6 whole
  • Egg yolk(s) : 2 whole
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