Tortellini Alfredo


Posted: August 10

Time: 30 minutes

Yield: 6 servings

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Tortellini Alfredo is an Italian comfort dish that you simply can’t pass up! This meal is simple to make and is sure to be a hit. Who doesn’t love pasta smothered in a creamy, cheesy homemade sauce? Butter, heavy cream, and parmesan cheese make this meal hearty and indulgent. The chive and onion cream cheese adds an even more delicious, savory flavor to this delightful dish! Tortellini Alfredo is the perfect dinner for any night, and it’s one you’ll come back to again and again.


Ingredients

• 2 (9 ounces) packages cheese tortellini, refrigerated • 1/4 cup butter • 1 pint heavy cream • 4 ounces chive and onion cream cheese • 1 cup parmesan cheese, grated • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder

Directions

Step 1

In a large pot of salted water, cook the tortellini according to the package directions.

Step 2

Drain the water.

Step 3

In a large non-stick skillet, add the butter, heavy cream, and cream cheese.

Step 4

Stir the mixture and let it simmer until the butter and cream cheese have melted.

Step 5

Stir in the parmesan cheese and garlic powder.

Step 6

Reduce the heat to low and let it simmer until it is thick and creamy, about 15 minutes.

Step 7

Pour the cooked, drained tortellini into the skillet.

Step 8

Gently stir it to coat the pasta. Serve!


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