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Prosciutto Tortellini Recipe

Prosciutto Tortellini Recipe

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. YIELD: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.

Reviews for Prosciutto Tortellini

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cookinglikecrazy
Reviewed Nov. 5, 2011

"Very easy, filling, and yummy!"

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nolaboyd
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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Wine Pairings

Medium-Bodied Red Wine

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