Creamy Tortellini Alfredo

Lisa Swarm

By
@ShoeGirl

I loved the Buca Di Beppo tortellini but in my area they stopped selling it. Thumbing through a Kraft magazine that I received years ago I found their version of tortellini and kept the sauce recipe and changed the items that they added to customize it similar to what Buca use to serve. I hope you enjoy this as much as my family. This is a request of friends and family for the recipe so I figured I would share with all.

As an alternative I have seen bacon added.


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Serves:

6

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

1 can(s)
14.5 oz chicken broth
1 c
water
2 pkg
9 oz each cheese tortellini
4 oz
cream cheese
1 c
frozen peas
3/4 c
finely shredded mozzarella cheese
1 c
frozen broccoli florets
1 c
finely chopped red bell pepper

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Pour broth and water into large sauce pan. Stir. Bring to boil. Add tortellini. Reduce heat to meduim-low; cover. Simmer 8 to 9 minutes or until tortellini is tender. (Don not drain.)
2
Add cream cheese, peas, broccoli and red pepper; stir. Heat 2 to 3 minutes or until cream cheese is completely melted stirring occasionally.
3
Stir in shredded cheese. Let sit a few minutes off the heat for cheese sauce to thicken up.
4
Enjoy!

About this Recipe

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