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blt tortellini

Recipe by
Foody Schmoody
south shore, MA

An elevated, fun twist on a classic BLT.

yield 4 serving(s)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For blt tortellini

  • 20 oz
    cheese tortellini, fresh
  • 5 slice
    bacon, cut into 1 inch pieces
  • 1/2 c
    sun dried tomatoes (packed in herbs and oil), drained of liquid, sliced into strips
  • 2 c

How To Make blt tortellini

  • 1
    Add slices of bacon into a large non preheated skillet. Turn heat to medium. Cook until nicely browned and crisp, stirring often. Remove bacon with a slotted spoon to a paper towel lined plate, set aside.
  • 2
    Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Salt the water, generously. Add tortellini and gently boil 7-9 minutes.
  • 3
    While tortellini is cooking: Discard all except 1 tsp of bacon grease from skillet. Return skillet back to medium heat, add sun dried tomatoes.
  • 4
    When tortellini is done, transfer tortellini to skillet, using a slotted spoon. Stir. If mixture seems dry a little bit of pasta cooking water.
  • 5
    Stir in arugula. Continue to cook over medium heat until arugula is wilted. Add bacon back to pan, stir and serve.