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Easy Creamy Tortellini

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  • 25min

This is my hearty "bowl of comfort" to eat while curled up in front of TV on a winter's evening....and it's so easy to throw together! You could even add mushrooms, eschallots or even spinach for a variation.

Linda Queensland, Australia

Ingredients
Serves: 4 

  • 500g beef tortellini
  • 3 - 5 rashers diced bacon
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • 1 cup thickened cream
  • 1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • salt and cracked black pepper

Directions
Preparation:5min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:25min 

  1. Boil the tortellini in plenty of salted water according to packet directions and drain.
  2. While the pasta is on the boil, fry the bacon in a small saucepan, add the peas and cream and simmer for about 5 minutes until the peas are cooked through.
  3. Return the drained tortellini to the stove in its saucepan and add the cream sauce. Stir through the parmesan cheese, salt and pepper.
  4. Serve with an extra sprinkle of parmesan cheese.

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Reviews (8)

vegewitch
3

Made it vegetarian. substituted bacon with vegetarian bacon ,the cream with a cup of whisked silken tofu and tortellini with spinach tortellini - 25 May 2009

vegewitch
1

my family enjoyed the recipe as is ,I am vegetarian and enjoyed my vegetarian version - 25 May 2009

LazySundays
0

Made this for dinner and loved it, easy no fuss meal with quick prep work - 13 Jan 2011

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