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Supermarket Tortellini

Supermarket Tortellini
  • Meal Type

    Pasta
  • Total time

    20 minutes
  • Servings

    3-4
  • Courses

    Dinner
  • Meal Origin

    Italian
  • 625g fresh chicken tortellini
  • 3-4 rashers bacon
  • 3 cups baby spinach
  • 200g low-fat crème fraîche
  • 4 tbsp bought relish
  • 2 tsp lemon juice
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1⁄4 cup parsley,
  • chopped 1⁄2 cup parmesan,
  • grated 4 tbsp pine nuts, toasted

1. Cook the pasta according to the packet directions.

2. While the pasta is cooking, fry the bacon until crisp. Remove the rind and chop into pieces.

3. Wash spinach and drain well. Heat the crème fraîche in a pan with the relish and lemon juice. Season and add parsley.

4. Drain the pasta and place back into pot. Add the crème fraîche sauce, bacon and spinach. Lightly combine. Thin the sauce if necessary with a little of the pasta cooking water.

5. Place in bowls and top with the parmesan and pine nuts.

About Annabelle White

Annabelle was born and raised in New Zealand and while she does not have formal chef’s training her love of “great honest cooking” came from watching her mother cook every day after school.

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