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Easy Pasta Alfredo

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 25 min.

Makes

4 servings

Who would believe that five simple ingredients could taste so rich and delicious? "This creamy, comforting sauce can be made in a matter of minutes," assures Karin DeCarlo from Milford, Pennsylvania.

Ingredients

  • 1 package (19 ounces) frozen cheese tortellini
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup butter, cubed
  • 1 cup shredded Parmesan cheese

Directions

  1. Cook tortellini according to package directions. Meanwhile in a small saucepan, combine cream and nutmeg. Cook, uncovered, over medium-low heat in butter until heated through (do not boil). Stir in Parmesan cheese until melted.
  2. Drain pasta; transfer to a large serving bowl. Add cheese sauce; toss to coat.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup: 759 calories, 59g fat (35g saturated fat), 178mg cholesterol, 938mg sodium, 39g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 2g fiber), 22g protein.

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