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Easy Alfredo Tortellini

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Easy Alfredo Tortellini
  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 25 min
  • Servings 2
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Looking for a new addition to your cooking-for-two collection? Try a creamy tortellini that's ready in less than 30 minutes and a snap to prepare.

Ingredients

1
package (9 oz) refrigerated chicken-filled tortellini
1/2
cup frozen sweet peas
3/4
cup half-and-half
4
tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
2
tablespoons cream cheese spread (from 8-oz container)
Freshly ground black pepper

Directions

  • 1 In 3-quart saucepan, cook tortellini and peas as directed on tortellini package. Drain in colander; cover to keep warm.
  • 2 In same saucepan, mix half-and-half, 2 tablespoons of the Parmesan cheese and the cream cheese spread with wire whisk. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until smooth.
  • 3 Stir in cooked tortellini and peas. Cook 1 to 3 minutes, stirring occasionally, until hot. Sprinkle individual servings with remaining 2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese and the pepper.
Tips  

In the mood for meatless? Use cheese-filled tortellini instead of the chicken variety.

Nutrition Information 

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
510
(
Calories from Fat
240
)
Daily Value
Total Fat
26g
41%
(
Saturated Fat
14g
69%
,
Trans Fat
1/2g
)
Cholesterol
170mg
57%
Sodium
990mg
41%
Potassium
330mg
10%
Total Carbohydrate
39g
13%
(
Dietary Fiber
2g
9%
,
Sugars
7g
)
Protein
28g
Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
25%
25%
Vitamin C
4%
4%
Calcium
35%
35%
Iron
20%
20%
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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