Tagliatelle with Truffles
1/2 lb (225 g) Preferisco tagliatelle
1 tablespoon (15 ml) Augusto truffle pesto
1/4 cup (60 ml) unsalted butter
1/2 cup (125 ml) grated Italissima Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese
3 tablespoons (45 ml) Italissima mascarpone cheese
6 – 8 Thin slices of Augusto black truffle
Salt and pepper
- In a large pot of salted boiling water, cook the pasta until slightly tender. Keep about 125 ml (½ cup) of cooking water aside. Drain the pasta and oil lightly. Set aside.
- Meanwhile, in a large skillet, heat the truffle pesto in the butter for about 1 minute. Add 60 ml (¼ cup) of the reserved cooking water, the Parmesan, and mascarpone cheese. Stir to combine. Cook gently until the cheese has melted.
- Add the pasta and coat thoroughly with the sauce. Add cooking water, as needed. Generously season with salt and pepper. Divide among four plates. Garnish with slices of fresh truffles.
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