TORTELLINI WITH FOUR-CHEESE ALFREDO SAUCE

Ellen Bales

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@Starwriter

Found this dreamy sounding recipe in a magazine and I had to add it to my repertoire of Italian dishes. I mean, FOUR cheeses!
Recipe & photo: Food Network Magazine
08-09-14


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Prep:

20 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

1 lb
tortellini
6 Tbsp
butter
2 c
heavy cream
1 pinch
nutmeg
1/2 c
grated mozzarella cheese
1/2 c
grated parmesan cheese
1/2 c
cubed taleggio cheese
1/4 c
mascarpone cheese
6 c
baby spinach
salt and pepper to taste

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a large pot of boiling salted water, add 1 pound tortellini pasta and cook as the label directs, stirring occasionally.
2
Melt butter over medium heat; whisk in cream and nutmeg. Bring to a simmer. Add cooked, drained pasta and toss, adding up to 1/2 cup pasta water if needed.
3
Stir in the four cheeses and add baby spinach. Stir until spinach is wilted. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pasta, Pasta Sides
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: Italian
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian