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Broccoli Cheese Tortellini

“When we lived in Seattle, my favorite restaurant served a wonderful dish I ordered every time I ate there. When we moved away, I came up with this to satisfy my craving.” Darlene Brenden - Salem, Oregon
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
  • Makes
    6 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 1 cup fresh broccoli florets
  • 2 packages (9 ounces each) refrigerated cheese tortellini
  • 2-1/2 cups shredded Parmesan cheese, divided
  • 1/4 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh parsley

Directions

  • In a large saucepan, cook cream and broccoli, uncovered, over medium-low heat for 5-6 minutes or until broccoli is crisp-tender. Meanwhile, cook tortellini according to package directions.
  • Stir 2 cups cheese and pepper into broccoli mixture. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 8-10 minutes or until mixture is thickened, stirring occasionally.
  • Drain tortellini; add to sauce and toss to coat. Sprinkle with parsley and remaining cheese.
Nutrition Facts
1 cup: 678 calories, 46g fat (28g saturated fat), 169mg cholesterol, 914mg sodium, 43g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 2g fiber), 26g protein.

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