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Prosciutto Tortellini Recipe
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Scott Jones of Tulsa, Oklahoma spruces up store-bought frozen cheese tortellini with peas, prosciutto and a smooth, cheesy sauce. You can't beat this side dish for speed and satisfying taste.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (19 ounces) frozen cheese tortellini
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup half-and-half cream
  • 1/2 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 10 thin slices prosciutto, chopped
  • 1 package (10 ounces) frozen peas
  • 1/4 teaspoon white pepper

Directions

  1. Cook tortellini according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, combine flour and cream until smooth; stir in the cheeses. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Reduce heat.
  2. Drain tortellini; add to the cheese sauce. Stir in the prosciutto, peas and pepper. Cook for 5 minutes or until heated through. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Prosciutto Tortellini in Taste of Home December/January 2008, p15

Medium-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied red wine such as Chianti, Sangiovese, Malbec or Zinfandel.


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apsimon23 253809
Reviewed Sep. 7, 2016

"I made this as a main dish with a salad on the side. I made the mistake of starting the sauce before the water for the pasta was boiling so my sauce was a little thicker than it should've been. My family thought it was a little bland. I think next time I would add some sauteed garlic."

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cookinglikecrazy 61976
Reviewed Nov. 5, 2011

"Very easy, filling, and yummy!"

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nolaboyd 68643
Reviewed Feb. 7, 2011

"Easy to make and delicious. My husband said, "Make this one again", the first time I ever remember him saying that!"

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