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Creamy Cheese Tortellini With Prosciutto And Peas

  • Author: Amy
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 6 servings 1x


Cheese tortellini dotted with prosciutto, peas, mushrooms, and onions; swimming in a creamy parmesan sauce. Perfect for a cozy lunch or light dinner. We love it with a lightly dressed arugula salad.



2 Tbsp olive oil

2 cups mushrooms, diced

1 large yellow onion, diced

5 cloves of garlic, minced

20 oz prepared cheese tortellini (refrigerated)

2 Tbsp water

1 1/2 cup half and half

1/3 cup grated parmesan cheese

4 oz prosciutto, torn

1 cup frozen peas


  1. In a skillet or shallow braising pan, heat olive oil on medium heat
  2. Add mushrooms, onions, garlic, and salt all at once
  3. Saute together on medium heat, stirring frequently, for 7-10 minutes
  4. Add tortellini and 2 Tbsp water, cook until softened
  5. Pour over half and half and sprinkle with parmesan stirring for 3-5 minutes
  6. Stir in prosciutto and peas and allow the sauce to thicken, 2-3 minutes.
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Saute
  • Cuisine: Italian

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