Whisk in flour until lightly browned, about 1 minute. I added peas. Notify me via e-mail if anyone answers my comment. Your email address will not be published. 4.5 cloves garlic minced My husband loves this recipe, he asks me to make it often!!! I looked up a quick sauce recipe and founds this one, and I am soooo thankful!!! Thanks! Thank you! Either way, I recommend doubling this recipe or else you’ll be fighting for seconds! Cook and stir over medium heat until liquid is absorbed, about 3 minutes. Stir in cream and cheese. I had pan fried some diced pancetta for a few minutes and then added some peas to the pancetta. *Half and half is equal parts of whole milk and cream. It is so easy to make: Just place frozen tortellini in a skillet coated in cooking spray. After draining, place the tortellini on Low heat. This Alfredo sauce was terribly bland. I made this for dinner last night and my boyfriend (who likes to think he is something of a food critic) said it was the best cream sauce he’s ever had. Born and raised in Wisconsin, I am the Executive Chef and head of the Culinary Hill Test Kitchen. Make sure the cheese is evenly distributed across the sauce and tortellini. I also added shrimp and red pepper flakes to the butter and sautéed before adding the tortellini. Best of all, it comes together in just 20 min from start to finish! Hope this helps. So simple with the packaged fresh three cheese tortellini that was waiting for the right sauce. 1 (9-ounce) package refrigerated three cheese tortellini For this dish, all you need is a few simple ingredients. We love it! Bev, there is no broccoli in this recipe but either broccoli or cauliflower would be great additions! making this tonight with garlic parm steamed broccoli and garlic knots. Your email address will not be published. Pro tip: It's important to use freshly grated parmesan cheese, not pre-shredded or pre-grated parmesan which has a powder coating and does not melt and incorporate as well as freshly-grated parmesan. Spinach, baby kale, arugula, or even peas will work and heat up quickly at this point. This was so easy to make and the result was nothing short of delicious! Yes, just bring 4 quarts of water and 1 tablespoon salt to boil for each pound of tortellini. So easy and quick! That sounds amazing! https://www.tasteofhome.com/recipes/tortellini-with-tomato-cream-sauce Make tortellini as directed on package. Excellent Average Although I typically purchase low-sodium chicken broth and unsalted butter, this particular recipe tasted a little off when I tested with those ingredients. This is the first creamy tomato sauce I’ve ever made and boy am I glad I did !!! Stir in cheeses until melted, about 1-2 minutes. Next time I will also add spinach and artichokes and KNOW this will only make it even better! Finally, cover with lots of mozzarella cheese and spicy pepperoni circles. I will be saving this recipe for future use. Thanks Stephanie! Thanks for another great and easy recipe! 4. That’s a win in my book! Home Recipes Cooking Style Comfort Food. This tortellini with tomato cream sauce is mouthwatering. ; Pesto-- made of ground Parmesan, pine nuts and basil -- works for cheese or mild tasting chicken-filled versions. Bring 4 quarts of water or broth to a boil for each pound of tortellini. I’m sorry about that! }); I used a pint of my home canned tomatoes and I used half heavy cream and half Half and Half milk to cut down on calories a little. Add the tortellini (unthawed) and cook until they float to the top, usually in about 3 to 5 minutes. This recipe, which I haven’t made yet, will not freeze well because the dairy products will separate into curds and whey when frozen. Pro tip: To keep freshly cooked noodles from sticking together while I prepare the rest of the recipe, I like to toss the noodles in 1-2 teaspoons of olive oil. Add tortellini. Had just the right amount of kick and a very rich and creamy meal in one. Best of all, it comes together in just 20 min from start to finish! }. I’ve made this recipe a few times now and it is idiot-proof and fantastic!