Spring Rotolo with Peas, Ricotta and blue cheese cream

Spring Rotolo with Peas, Ricotta and blue cheese cream

Ready in 30 minutes Serves 2
This dish most recently appeared in My Own Bag on Sunday, October 21, 2018.

Ingredients

Rotolo

  • ½ red onion
  • ¾ cup frozen peas
  • 1 pack ricotta cheese
  • 1 Tbsp grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 pasta sheet
  • 1 pack blue cheese cream
  • 1 Tbsp grated Parmesan cheese

Asparagus Salad

  • ½ bunch asparagus
  • ½ bag rocket
  • ½ pack walnuts
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp olive oil

To Serve

  • 2 Tbsp mint leaves

Have Handy

  • olive oil
  • pepper
  • salt
  • chilli flakes

Steps

  1. Cook rotolo mixture Preheat oven to high grill. Bring two medium pots of salted water to the boil. Finely dice onion. Heat a drizzle of oil in a large fry-pan on medium-high heat. Cook onion and a pinch of chilli flakes for 1-2 minutes. Add peas and cook a further 2 minutes, until peas are tender.
  2. Finish rotolo mixture Remove pan from heat and crush peas with fork. Stir through ricotta cheese, first measure of Parmesan cheese and a pinch of salt.
  3. Assemble rotolo Cook pasta sheet in first pot of boiling water for 1 minute, until almost cooked. Drain, then gently rinse under cold water and lay pasta out flat, with the long side facing you. Pat dry. Evenly spread rotolo mixture over surface of pasta, leaving a 1cm gap at the far end.
  4. Cook rotolo Starting with the side closest to you, carefully roll up into a log. Cut into 2cm slices, using a sawing motion. Place slices in a small oven dish, cut side up. Pour over blue cheese cream and sprinkle over second measure of Parmesan. Grill rotolo in oven for 4-5 minutes, until golden.
  5. Prep salad Cook asparagus in second pot of boiling water, for 2-3 minutes, until tender. Drain well and rinse under cold water, until cool. Add to a large bowl with remaining salad ingredients. Season and toss just before serving.
  6. Serve rotolo with asparagus salad on the side and sprinkle over mint.

Nutritional Information

Energy 3667 kj
876 kcal
Protein 48.9g
Carbohydrate 38.0g
Fat 57.2g