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Tagliatelle with walnuts and mascarpone, the creamy recipe for a first course with flakes

Mascarpone and walnut tagliatelle

Noodles and mascarpone noodles are incredibly greedy and suitable for an important dinner and with very little time to prepare it.

Noodles with walnuts and mascarpone are very quick to prepare, and require very few procedures. This is why they are also perfect for those taking their first steps in the kitchen. If you like, you can flavor this preparation with spices or herbs, such as saffron, marjoram or thyme. The weight of the tagliatelle indicated in this recipe is for dry pasta. If you use the fresh one, you have to go up to 500 g .

Mascarpone and walnut tagliatelle
Mascarpone and walnut tagliatelle

Preparation of the walnut and mascarpone tagliatelle

  1. Put a pot of water on the stove and bring it to a boil. When it boils, add salt and throw the noodles. Remember to turn them over from time to time. Depending on the thickness of the noodles, they can take three to five minutes to cook.
  2. Meanwhile, put a non-stick pan on a low heat, pour in the butter and let it melt.
  3. Pour in the mascarpone and turn until it becomes a semi-liquid cream.
  4. Add the coarsely chopped walnut kernels to the knife and pepper. You shouldn’t need salt, but you can taste it. Let it go for a couple of minutes . The preparation of the sauce should only take five minutes, so adjust with the cooking of the noodles.
  5. Drain the noodles keeping some of their cooking water.
  6. Pour them into the pan over the heat off and toss them in the sauce. If necessary, add the cooking water of the pasta.
  7. Stir in the Parmesan and serve hot on plates.

If you liked this recipe, try the salmon tagliatelle too .

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