Tortellini with Garlic Sage Butter Sauce


This recipe is so easy and the final presentation comes across so great – it’s a must try.

The sauce is simple but is full of flavour, and the herbs help take it up another notch.

Great date food with a glass of white wine!



Tortellini with Garlic Sage Butter Sauce

Adapted from Food & Wine

Serves: 4


6 tablespoons salted butter
6 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 teaspoon ground sage
1 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon black pepper
1 pound fresh cheese tortellini
2 tablespoons flat-leaf parsley, chopped


  1. In a medium frying pan melt the butter over low heat. Add the garlic and cook, stirring occasionally, until soft and golden, about 10 to 12 minutes. Stir in the sage, salt and pepper.
  2. In a large pot of boiling, salted water cook the tortellini until just done, as per instructions. Drain the pasta and return to pot.
  3. Add the butter and parsley and toss over low heat until the pasta is thoroughly coated with the butter, about 1 minute.

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