Tortellini Filled with Pumpkin and Sage

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Appears in
The Cook's Book of Everything

By Lulu Grimes

Published 2009

  • About

According to legend, it was Venus’ navel glanced through a keyhole that provided the inspiration for the shape of this small filled pasta. Tortellini are often served in a broth or with sage-flavoured butter or, as here, simply with a drizzle of oil and a sprinkling of parmesan.



  • 900 g (2 lb) pumpkin or butternut pumpkin (squash), peeled and cubed
  • 125


  1. Preheat the oven to 190°C (375°F/Gas 5). To make the filling, put the pumpkin in a roasting tin with half the olive oil and lots of salt and pepper. Bake in th