Chicken Tortellini in Cream Sauce Recipe
Kids and adults will like this quick pasta dinner...it tastes as wonderful as a restaurant dish. I like to pair it with a Caesar salad.—Julie Kamlade, Shelby, North Carolina
- 1 package (19 ounces) frozen cheese tortellini
- 1 cup fresh broccoli florets
- 1 garlic clove, minced
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 1 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
- 1 cup heavy whipping cream
- 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/8 teaspoon pepper
- 1-1/3 cups cubed cooked chicken breast
- Minced fresh basil, optional
- 1. In a large saucepan, cook tortellini according to package directions, adding the broccoli during the last 5 minutes of cooking.
- 2. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, saute garlic in butter until tender. Stir in the cheese, cream and seasonings. Bring to a boil; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, for 7-9 minutes or until slightly thickened. Add chicken; heat through.
- 3. Drain tortellini and broccoli; toss with chicken mixture. Sprinkle with basil if desired. Yield: 4 servings.
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