Tortellini with creamy pea and spinach sauce

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Recipe from: 08 September 2015
Preparation time: 5
Cooking time: 10
 
 

Ingredients

 
  • 500
    g
    (2 packets) tortellini
  • 2
    tsp
    olive oil
  • 1/2
    cup
    cream
  • 2
    cup
    fresh peas, blanched
  • 2
    cup
    English/baby spinach
  • 1/2
    tsp
    crushed chilli flakes
  • nutmeg
  • sea salt and black pepper
  • parmesan for serving
Servings: Change Serving
 
 

Method

 
Cook pasta according to packet instructions. Drain, drizzle with olive oil and set aside.
Over a low heat, toss the pasta together with the cream, peas, spinach leaves, chilli and nutmeg. 
Season to taste and serve with Parmesan.

Text and image source: Fairlady

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