Radicchio tagliolini with cherry tomatoes, artichoke hearts, broad beans and shrimps

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By Ed Baines
Radicchio tagliolini with cherry tomatoes, artichoke hearts, broad beans and shrimps
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  • Serves: 2
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Prep Time: plus 1 hr resting and cooling
  • Effort: medium



  • 1 radicchio, quartered
  • 250 g '00' flour, plus extra for dusting
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 egg yolks
  • 1 tbsp water
  • 1 tbsp olive oil

For the cherry tomatoes, artichokes heats broad beans, shrimps and chilli sauce

  • 100 g butter
  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 100 g raw prawns, peeled
  • 12 cherry tomatoes, quartered
  • 1 small bunch flat leaf parsley, finely chopped
  • 100 g broad beans, podded
  • 2 avocados, finely sliced
  • 25 ml sweet chilli sauce
  • 20 ml white wine
  • 100 g parmesan, grated


1. Cook the radicchio in a pan of boiling water until tender, drain well and allow to cool. Puree the radicchio in a food processor. 2. Place the flour in a mound on a clean work surface. Make a well in the centre and place the eggs and egg yolk in the hole.3. Mix together roughly, adding the water, olive oil and radicchio puree. Knead until the mixture forms a dough. Set aside to rest for 1 hour. 4. Roll out the pasta dough into thin sheets. Pass each pasta sheet through a pasta machine several times to make fine strips. Dust with flour and set aside to dry. 5. To make the sauce, heat 50g of the butter in a large frying pan. Add the garlic and fry gently until softened. Add the prawns and fry until they turn pink. 6. Add the tomatoes and fry until soft. Mix in the parsley, broad beans, and artichoke hearts and stir in the chilli sauce and wine. Increase the heat and cook until the sauce has reduced by half. 7. Meanwhile, bring a large pan of salted water to the boil. Add the radicchio tagliolini and cook for 1 minute until al dente; drain. 9. Toss the tagliolini with the remaining butter, add to the sauce, sprinkle with Parmesan and serve at once.

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