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Prosciutto Tortellini

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 20 min.

Makes

4 servings

Scott Jones of Tulsa, Oklahoma spruces up store-bought frozen cheese tortellini with peas, prosciutto and a smooth, cheesy sauce. You can't beat this side dish for speed and satisfying taste.

Ingredients

  • 1 package (19 ounces) frozen cheese tortellini
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup half-and-half cream
  • 1/2 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 10 thin slices prosciutto, chopped
  • 1 package (10 ounces) frozen peas
  • 1/4 teaspoon white pepper

Directions

  1. Cook tortellini according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, combine flour and cream until smooth; stir in the cheeses. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Reduce heat.
  2. Drain tortellini; add to the cheese sauce. Stir in the prosciutto, peas and pepper. Cook for 5 minutes or until heated through.

Nutrition Facts

1-1/2 cups: 605 calories, 23g fat (12g saturated fat), 127mg cholesterol, 1573mg sodium, 59g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 6g fiber), 36g protein.

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