Ham and Tortellini Skillet

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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.

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Comments:
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

How to Make Ham and Tortellini Skillet

Step-by-Step

  • 1Cook tortellini according to directions on package. Drain and set aside.
  • 2Melt 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)
  • 3Combine broth, cornstarch, and pesto and add to skillet. Bring to boil and cook until thickened.
  • 4Add milk or cream, tortellini, peas, and half of the cheese. Toss well. Salt and pepper to taste.
  • 5Sprinkle with remaining cheese and serve.

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About Ham and Tortellini Skillet

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