Cheese Tortellini Alfredo

  • 20 mins total
  • 5 mins prep
  • 15 mins cook
  • serves 4 

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Cheese tortellini Alfredo.

Pasta last night, but was not in the mood of tomato sauce. I wanted a cream sauce.  That thought brought me to the fettuccine Alfredo that I had the great opportunity to eat at the Alfredo Restaurant in Rome. The restaurant was a clean open space Italian restaurant as many are. Waiters dressed with black ties. Impeccable service. We of course ordered fettuccine Alfredo, their specialty.

I remember as it was yesterday, the fresh homemade fettuccine with this wonderful sauce. Each bite literally  melted in your mouth.

Last night I wanted to recreate that feeling again.  Not having time to make homemade fettuccine,  we prepared it with cheese filled tortellini. Great dinner enjoyed by everyone. And yes the feeling was almost there.

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Nutrition Facts
Cheese Tortellini Alfredo
Amount Per Serving
Calories 622 Calories from Fat 189
% Daily Value*
Fat 21g32%
Saturated Fat 12g75%
Cholesterol 64mg21%
Sodium 219mg10%
Potassium 286mg8%
Carbohydrates 85g28%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 19g38%
Vitamin A 710IU14%
Calcium 191mg19%
Iron 1.6mg9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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Cheese Tortellini Alfredo

  • 20 mins total
  • 5 mins prep
  • 15 mins cook
  • serves 4 


Original recipe yields 4 servings

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  • 1 pound Cheese Tortellini pasta
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup freshly grated parmesan cheese
  • fresh ground pepper
  • dash of nutmeg


  1. In a large pot of salted water cook the tortellini according to the package directions.

  2. Drain the tortellini and return them to the pot. Fold in the butter until melted. Add the Parmiggiano and the heavy cream. Stir until the cream and the cream are absorbed. Add a dash of nutmeg and freshly ground black pepper.

  3. Serve hot.


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