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Mascarpone Tortellini

Course Pasta
Cuisine Italian
Keyword cheese filled tortellini, cheese tortellini, cheese tortellini recipe, mascarpone, mascarpone cheese, mascarpone cheese recipe, mascarpone tortellini, parmesan cheese, pasta, peas, sauce for cheese tortellini, tortellini, tortellini with cheese
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 4 people
Calories 622 kcal

Ingredients

  • 12 ounces cheese spinach tortellini 1 12 ounces package of dry Cheese and Spinach Tortellini
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 cup mascarpone 1 cup mascarpone
  • 8 ½ ounces sweet peas  1 8.5 ounces can of sweet peas, drained and rinsed
  • 4 tablespoons parmesan cheese 4 tablespoons parmesan cheese
  • salt salt
  • pepper pepper

Instructions

  1. Cook the cheese spinach tortellini in salted water and according to package directions.

  2. Meanwhile, in a medium-size skillet, melt the butter and add the canned peas. Season with salt and pepper and cook until warm. If using frozen peas, cook a bit longer. They need to be soft but not mushy.

  3. Once the tortellini are cooked and drained, return them to the cooking pan and add the peas and mascarpone. Mix and fold the pasta with the sauce to soften it.

  4. Serve immediately with some freshly grated parmesan cheese.

Nutrition Facts
Mascarpone Tortellini
Amount Per Serving
Calories 622 Calories from Fat 360
% Daily Value*
Fat 40g62%
Saturated Fat 23g144%
Trans Fat 1g
Cholesterol 107mg36%
Sodium 592mg26%
Potassium 70mg2%
Carbohydrates 45g15%
Fiber 5g21%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 20g40%
Vitamin A 1923IU38%
Vitamin C 5mg6%
Calcium 272mg27%
Iron 3mg17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.