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Ricotta & Spinach Pasta Filling


Veg HT MC 15mins

Serves 4    Hot Vegetarian Vegetables Main Course Stuffing Gluten Wheat Free* Italian Italy

225g/8oz Fresh Spinach leaves, washed
100g/4 oz Ricotta Cheese
25g/1oz Freshly Grated Parmesan cheese
1 Egg
A pinch of Nutmeg
Salt and pepper


1. Place the spinach in a large saucepan pan with only the water which is left clinging to the leaves. Cover, place over a medium heat and cook for a few minutes, shaking the pan vigorously from time to time, until the spinach has wilted.

2. Drain well, squeezing as much water out of the leaves as possible then transfer to a chopping board and chop.

3. Place the chopped spinach in a mixing bowl together with the and cheeses, egg, nutmeg, salt and pepper and mix well. Allow to cool before using.


* NB Whilst this filling is Gluten free, for a completely gluten free recipe use a gluten free pasta dough


Use to stuff ravioli, tortellini,  Cappelletti, tortelli, or Agnelotti





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Key techniques required to make this recipe


Chop to To cut into pieces of approximately the same size


Slice to -  To cut food, such as vegetables, into flat pieces of varying thickness.


Make Ahead/ Freeze


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Wooden or Plastic Spoon

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