Homemade Pasta with Alexian Mousse

There’s nothing more romantic than a homemade Italian pasta dinner, and there’s nothing more delicious than when that pasta is stuffed. Even if the idea of making fresh pasta seems daunting to you, it’s not difficult to – however, you might want to try a practice batch or two if you’re planning to serve it for a special occasion.

How to Make Homemade Pasta

The Kitchn has a comprehensive guide to making pasta for beginners.

Here are a few tips from the Alexian kitchen:

1. Don’t rush. Though it’s not difficult, don’t try to rush through. Make every piece with love, and you’ll taste it later.
2. Follow the directions. Don’t try any modifications your first time around – use a trusted recipe and follow it to a T.
3. Don’t overstuff. You will end up with waterlogged pasta and wasted fillings.
4. Use plenty of flour. You don’t want your pasta sticking together.
5. Keep your pasta covered. It dries out very quickly.

How to Make Our Favorite Stuffed Pastas
Guides to making our favorite stuffed pastas:

• Learn how to make tortellini
• Learn how to make ravioli

Recipe Ideas

Stuffed Ravioli with Truffle Mousse, Lobster and Mushrooms
Lobster ravioli brought to a whole new level with the decadence of our mouthwatering Truffle Mousse. Served with a simple pat of butter and mushrooms – this makes a perfect date night dish.

Tortellini with Black Peppercorn Mousse and Roasted Pork Chop
The small amount of space in a torellini requires you to use big, bold flavors to make an impact. Our Black Peppercorn Mousse has the perfect amount of kick, paired with deep, savory notes of pork. Serve with a bit of olive oil, roasted garlic and crushed red pepper.

Sage and Pork Mousse Ravioli with a Cranberry Demi Glace
Bold in flavor and bursting with seasonings, our Sage and Pork Mousse is an ideal stuffing for ravioli, because you don’t need to add any other ingredients for a delicious dinner. For a burst of flavor, top with a bit of cranberry glaze or a few fresh cranberries.

Chicken Liver Mousse Tortellini with Pancetta, Spring Peas and Alfredo Sauce
Our classic Chicken Liver Mousse breathes new life into this classic Italian dish. Our delicately crafted recipe is brightened with fresh peas, deepened with crisp Pancetta and perfected with a creamy homemade alfredo sauce.

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