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creamy tortellini

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Kimberly Grell
Concord, NH

An envelope of Vegetable Soup Mix lends flavor to the simple cream sauce that coats this rich pasta entree. I like to garnish it with additional mozzarella cheese and parsley.

(2 ratings)
yield 6 -8
prep time 25 Min
cook time 15 Min

Ingredients For creamy tortellini

  • 3 c
    refrigerated cheese tortellini (or use bagged tortellini)
  • 2 tsp
    minced garlic
  • 2 Tbsp
    vegetable oil or olive oil
  • 1 pkg
    vegetable soup mix
  • 2 c
    half and half cream
  • 1/4 c
    minced parsely (dried or fresh)
  • 1/4 c
    shredded part skim mozzarella cheese
  • 1/4 tsp

How To Make creamy tortellini

  • 1
    Cook Tortellini according to package directions. Meanwhile in a large skillet, saute garlic in oil until tender. In a small bowl, combine the soup mix and cream; stir into skillet.
  • 2
    Drain tortellini; add to cream mixture. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered for 4-5 minutes or until heated through, stirring occasionally. Add parsley, cheese and pepper. Cook 3-4 minutes longer or until cheese is melted.
  • 3
    *TIP*: Sliced fresh vegetables, such as red peppers, cucumbers, carrots and tomatoes makes a refreshing light side dish to this pasta entree!

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