Tortellini with Green Garlic and Mushrooms

Serves 2 - 4 Prep time 15 - 20 mins


A simple but sophisticated dish that brings out the flavour of Spring Garlic yet with its mellow warmth accommodates those less well equipped to handle garlic in the raw. 



  • 500g packs fresh tortellini or other pasta
  • 500g fresh mushrooms
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped Spring Garlic, stems and bulb
  • ½ wineglass dry white wine
  • parmesan cheese to serve



  1. Cook tortellini according to package directions.
  2. Clean and roughly chop mushrooms.
  3. Heat butter and oil together and sauté mushrooms for 2-3 minutes.
  4. Add chopped green garlic and white wine. Reduce heat and simmer for a few minutes.
  5. Add pasta to pan, tossing and cooking a minute longer.
  6. Serve in warmed bowls, garnished with fresh coriander leaves or rocket and curls of parmesan.