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Tortellini with frankfurter sausages

Tortellini with Frankfurters and cream

The real star of this recipe is hidden: it’s two eggs!

It often takes very little to make a special dish. Here, the eggs combine the cream with the sausages, while the parsley colours the dish and represents the vegetable kingdom…

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Ingredients for 2-3 persons:

– 250g tortellini with cheese filling (or otherwise)

– 2 Frankfurters

– 250g low-fat cream

– 2 eggs

– 50g parsley, chopped



Boil the tortellini in 2-3 litres of salted water, just one minute less than indicated.




In a pan with hot olive oil, add the sausages in slices.




When the sausages start turning brown, pour the cream.




In a bowl, whisk two eggs.




You will need the eggs just before the end.




Chop your parsley, as finely as you prefer.




When your tortellini is almost ready, add the beaten eggs into the pan and stir a lot.




Drain the tortellini and throw them in right away.




Add the parsley in the very end and remove from the heat.

Fast enough to save you from a longer cooking session, savoury enough to prepare and enjoy…



And here’s the video version of this recipe, step-by-step:

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