Fettuccine rolls

Posted on September 11, 2009. Filed under: pasta | Tags: , |

Potato croquettes wrapped in bands of fettucine makes for an elegant and simple appetiser.

Makes 6.

1 cup fettuccine
2 cups boiled and mashed potato
1 small chopped onion
1 teaspoon chopped garlic
¼ teaspoon dried herbs
1 tablespoon coriander
chilli flakes
2 tablespoons butter
salt and freshly crushed pepper to taste
paprika for the garnish
1. Cook the fettuccine al dente. Drain and immerse in cold water. Untangle, drain and keep aside in a kitchen towel.
2. Heat 1 tablespoon of the butter and sauté the onions and garlic for a few seconds and add the mashed potatoes.
3. Add the dried herbs, coriander, salt and pepper and mix well.
4. Cool the mixture and shape into 6 croquettes approx. 2 ½ inches long.
5. Wrap the fettuccine around each croquette, covering the entire croquette. Place them on a heat-proof plate and brush them with a little melted butter. Grill them under a grill or a pre-heated oven till they are lightly browned. Sprinkle the paprika o
6. Serve hot with a sauce or dip of your choice.

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