Seafood and Tortellini in Cream Sauce

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Amy Herald

By
@Meave

I was just looking for something to do with the seafood I had in my freezer, I found a bag of tortellini in there too and we were in business. Just kinda made this one up from stuff I had in the kitchen one day. We decided it was worth making again.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
6-8
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 1 bag(s)
    frozen cheese tortellini, cooked & drained
  • 1 lb
    raw shrimp, peeled & deveined
  • 1 pkg
    imitation crabmeat
  • 1/2 stick
    butter
  • 3 c
    milk
  • 1/4 c
    flour
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1/4 tsp
    pepper
  • 1 c
    grated parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 c
    diced onion
  • 1/2 c
    frozen english peas
  • 2 c
    colby jack blended shredded cheese

How to Make Seafood and Tortellini in Cream Sauce

Step-by-Step

  1. Cook tortellini according to package directions, drain and set aside. Meanwhile, melt half of the butter in pan and cook shrimp and diced onion, just until onions are tender and shrimp is pink. Remove shrimp & onions to a warm plate, reserving pan drippings.
  2. Add more butter to pan, melt and add flour whisking until well blended with butter. Gradually pour in milk, whisking constantly. Add parmesan cheese, salt & pepper. Stir over medium heat until thick and bubbly.
  3. Combine all ingredients in a pan except the colby-jack cheese. Mix thoroughly.
  4. Sprinkle with colby jack and heat just until the cheese is melted. Serve with crusty garlic bread.

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About Seafood and Tortellini in Cream Sauce

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



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