Seafood and Tortellini in Cream Sauce

Amy Herald

By
@Meave

I was just looking for something to do with the seafood I had in my freezer, I found a bag of tortellini in there too and we were in business. Just kinda made this one up from stuff I had in the kitchen one day. We decided it was worth making again.


Featured Pinch Tips Video

Comments:

Serves:

6-8

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

1 bag(s)
frozen cheese tortellini, cooked & drained
1 lb
raw shrimp, peeled & deveined
1 pkg
imitation crabmeat
1/2 stick
butter
3 c
milk
1/4 c
flour
1/2 tsp
salt
1/4 tsp
pepper
1 c
grated parmesan cheese
1/2 c
diced onion
1/2 c
frozen english peas
2 c
colby jack blended shredded cheese

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cook tortellini according to package directions, drain and set aside. Meanwhile, melt half of the butter in pan and cook shrimp and diced onion, just until onions are tender and shrimp is pink. Remove shrimp & onions to a warm plate, reserving pan drippings.
2
Add more butter to pan, melt and add flour whisking until well blended with butter. Gradually pour in milk, whisking constantly. Add parmesan cheese, salt & pepper. Stir over medium heat until thick and bubbly.
3
Combine all ingredients in a pan except the colby-jack cheese. Mix thoroughly.
4
Sprinkle with colby jack and heat just until the cheese is melted. Serve with crusty garlic bread.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pasta, Seafood
Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy