Wednesday, June 04, 2008


serves four

30 grams butter
4 tablespoons shredded parmesan
625 grams tortellini, fresh cheese
4 rashers smoked bacon, chopped
250 grams mushrooms, small sliced
6 shallots, chopped
1 tablespoon plain flour
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
375 ml creamy evaporated milk

Cook tortellini in rapidly boiling water for 4 minutes, or until just firm. Drain. Keep warm. Heat butter in a large saucepan. Saute bacon and mushrooms until tender, without browning. Stir in flour. Cook, stirring for 1 minute. Gradually stir in evaporated milk. Continue stirring until mixture boils. Reduce heat and stir in spring onions. Season with pepper. Pile tortellini into 4 large warm bowls. Top with sauce and generous sprinkling of parmesan. Serve immediately.

courtesy of: Coles, PO Box 480, Glen Iris, VIC 3146 Australia

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