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Tortellini Sausage Alfredo

 Tortellini Sausage Alfredo
I invented this dish for my kids when were young using all the things they like—sausage, mushrooms, onions, green pepper and pasta. It's still a favorite with them today.—Nelson Wandrey, Paulden, Arizona
2 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.


  • 1 package (9 ounces) refrigerated cheese or spinach tortellini
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon white pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
  • Dash ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 pound Johnsonville® Mild Ground Italian Sausage
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh mushrooms
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/4 cups milk
  • 1-1/4 cups grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/8 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce


  • In a large saucepan, bring 2 qts. water to a boil. Add the
  • tortellini, oil, salt, pepper, garlic powder and nutmeg. Cook
  • according to package directions until pasta is tender.
  • Meanwhile, in a large skillet, cook the sausage, onion, green pepper
  • and mushrooms over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain.
  • Stir in flour until blended. Gradually add milk. Bring to a boil;

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Tortellini Sausage Alfredo (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened.
  • Drain tortellini; add to the sausage mixture. Stir in Parmesan cheese
  • and Worcestershire sauce. Yield: 2 servings.
Wine: Full-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.