Tortellini Sunflower

Baked pasta with the best tomato sauce🌻



Total time: 50 minutes

Ingredients for 3 people

4 cups flour

5 eggs

1 cup ricotta cheese

1/2 cup grated parmesan

1/4 tsp fresh nutmeg

Salt & pepper

1 onion

1 tsp olive oil

2 cups tomato sauce

Basil


Tools

Piping bag

Pasta press


Step 1/5

Pour the flour onto the cutting board and form a hole in the center. Add the eggs and mix until the dough is smooth and homogeneous. Let the dough rest 30 min in the fridge and roll out.

Step 2/5

Flatten the dough using a pasta maker and cut into rectangles. Stuff each rectangle with a filling of ricotta cheese, Parmesan cheese, nutmeg, salt, and pepper. Close the rectangles into triangles to form tortellini.

Step 3/5

Close the tortellini by chaining them together to form a crown. Cook the crown of pasta in boiling water for 5 minutes and drain well.

Step 4/5

In a pan, brown the chopped onion with olive oil, add the tomato sauce, and let it cook for about twenty minutes.

Step 5/5

Place the crown in the center of a baking dish and pour the tomato sauce in the center. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese and bake 5 minutes at 350˚F. Decorate with fresh basil and enjoy!