Easy Alfredo Tortellini

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.

  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 25 min
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 2

Ingredients

1
package (9 oz) refrigerated chicken-filled tortellini
1/2
cup Green Giant™ Steamers™ 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
  • 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.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    510
    (
    Calories from Fat
    240),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    26g
    26%
    (Saturated Fat
    14g,
    14%
    Trans Fat
    1/2g
    1/2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    170mg
    170%;
    Sodium
    990mg
    990%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    39g
    39%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
      Sugars
    7g
    7%
    ),
    Protein
    28g
    28%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    25%;
    Vitamin C
    4%;
    Calcium
    35%;
    Iron
    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 Choices:
    2 1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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