Tortellini With Pumpkin Sauce By Rose Recipe

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Tortellini with Pumpkin Sauce by Rose

Rose Rauhauser


Pasta and pumpkin sauce, what else could warm us up inside and out. Enjoy

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20 Min


20 Min


Stove Top


9 oz. packages cheese tortellini
1 Tbsp
unsalted butter
shallot finely chopped
1/2 c
pumpkin puree (a little more if you like)
pinch of fresh nutmeg(or in a jar if you can't find it)
1 1/4 c
heavy cream
1/2 c
grated parmesan cheese plus more for topping
freshly ground pepper if wanted
chopped fresh parsley for topping if wanted

Directions Step-By-Step

Bring a large pot of salted water to boil and add tortellini and cook as directed on package. Reserve 1/2 cup cooking water, then drain the pasta
Meanwhile, heat butter in skillet over medium heat, add shallot and cook until slightly soft. Add pumpkin and nutmeg and cook stirring 1 minute. Stir in cream, bring to a low boil. Reduce heat to low, simmer, stirring until slightly thickened usually 5 minutes. Stir in the cheese and cook until thick about 1 minute. Season with salt and pepper if you like. Add the tortellini to skillet and toss with sauce adding some of the reserved cooking water to loosen if needed. Divide among bowls and top with cheese and parsley.

About this Recipe

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