Ham and Tortellini Skillet

Aurora McBee

By
@aurora

This recipe is based loosely on a Taste of Home recipe. It's a great way to reinvent leftover ham! It's very quick and simple and uses mostly pantry ingredients.


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Serves:

6

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

1 pkg
cheese tortellini, 20 ounces or so
1/2 c
bell pepper, diced
1 c
broccoli florets
1/2 c
peas
1 1/2 c
ham, cubed
2
cloves garlic, minced
1 c
chicken broth
1/2 c
milk or cream
2 tsp
corn starch
1 Tbsp
basil pesto (or dried basil)
4 Tbsp
grated fresh parmesan cheese
salt and pepper to taste
2 Tbsp
butter

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cook tortellini according to directions on package. Drain and set aside.
2
Melt butter over medium heat in a heavy skillet. Saute bell pepper and broccoli until slightly tender. Add ham and garlic, saute until heated through. (I let the ham get a little crispy, which was delicious)
3
Combine broth, cornstarch, and pesto and add to skillet. Bring to boil and cook until thickened.
4
Add milk or cream, tortellini, peas, and half of the cheese. Toss well. Salt and pepper to taste.
5
Sprinkle with remaining cheese and serve.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pasta, Other Main Dishes, Pork
Main Ingredient: Pork
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids
Hashtags: #ham, #Leftover