Maltagliati with mascarpone sauce pays tribute to one of the traditional cheese varieties of Lombardy: mascarpone. This delicate but savoury recipe is very quick and easy, perfect for the colder months of the year.
maltagliati mascarpone
Maltagliati with mascarpone sauce
Ingredients – serves 4
  • 250g maltagliati (pasta made with dough scraps)
  • 100g mascarpone cheese
  • 2 eggs
  • 60g Grana Padano cheese
  • Nutmeg
  • Salt and pepper q.s.

We recommend pairing this dish with a dry, delicately scented white wine such as Bianco dei Colli Morenici Mantovani del Garda

Maltagliati with mascarpone sauce – traditional recipe

  • Grate 40g of Grana Padano cheese
  • Bring a pot of salted water to a boil and cook pasta for a few minutes. Meanwhile, prepare the mascarpone sauce.
  • Separate the egg yolks and beat them in a bowl, then add mascarpone cheese, salt and pepper to taste and mix with care.
  • Drain the pasta, stir in the sauce and add a sprinkle Grana Padano cheese.
  • Put the remaining grated cheese in a small bowl and put it on the table next to your pasta dish.

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