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Portobello & Basil Cheese Tortellini Recipe
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Portobello & Basil Cheese Tortellini Recipe

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“With portobello mushrooms and satisfying cheese tortellini, this earthy, elegant dish is perfect for either a quick, casual dinner or a more formal meal. I often use fresh basil from my garden in it.” —Mary Shivers, Ada, Oklahoma
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 20 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 20 min.
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (19 ounces) frozen cheese tortellini
  • 1 pound sliced baby portobello mushrooms
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1/3 cup butter, cubed
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh basil or 2 teaspoons dried basil

Nutritional Facts

1-1/2 cups equals 679 calories, 48 g fat (28 g saturated fat), 149 mg cholesterol, 1,020 mg sodium, 45 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 21 g protein.

Directions

  1. Cook tortellini according to package directions.
  2. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, saute mushrooms and onion in butter until tender. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Stir in broth. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 12-15 minutes or until liquid is reduced by half.
  3. Add the cream, salt and pepper. Cook 4-5 minutes longer or until slightly thickened. Drain tortellini; add to skillet. Stir in cheese and basil. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Portobello & Basil Cheese Tortellini in Simple & Delicious June/July 2011, p51

Nutritional Facts

1-1/2 cups equals 679 calories, 48 g fat (28 g saturated fat), 149 mg cholesterol, 1,020 mg sodium, 45 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 21 g protein.

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.

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Reviewed Feb. 26, 2012

I've made this three times over the past few months. I have used half and half and also shitake mushrooms. It is so easy and delicious!

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Reviewed Aug. 19, 2011

This receipe was easy and delicious! My granddaughter's boyfriend is a vegatarian and he loved it. We ate it all at one sitting (just 3 of us) and the boyfriend made it for his parents. They also liked it a lot. Thanks for a great recipe.

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Reviewed Aug. 7, 2011

I am one person so I made half the recipe to try it out. I buy mushrooms every week. It was wonderful and company fare. And wll be serving to guests soon. I then tweet it using as a base and ended with the most wonderful dish, different pasta, different muchrooms, wine and half &half. Thanks so much for recipe.

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Reviewed Jul. 7, 2011

This was FABULOUS! I used half and half rather than heavy whipping cream, and it was plenty rich. YUM! My whole family raved! We will definitely make this again.

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Reviewed Jun. 17, 2011

This was incredibile. My husband called it resturant quality. It was also pretty simple. We will make it again.

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