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Cheese Tortellini Alfredo

Course Main Course, Pasta
Cuisine American
Keyword alfredo sauce, cheese, cheese filled tortellini, cheese tortellini, pasta, tortellini alfredo
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 4 people
Calories 622 kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 pound pasta 1 pound Cheese Tortellini pasta
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • ½ cup heavy cream 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • ½ cup parmesan cheese 1/2 cup freshly grated parmesan cheese
  • ground pepper fresh ground pepper
  • nutmeg a few grinds of fresh nutmeg

Instructions

  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. Add more parmesan cheese and serve hot.

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.