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Broccoli Cheese Tortellini

Based on a dish from a Seattle restaurant. From Darlene Brenden: Salem, Oregon. Recipe published in Simple & Delicious November/December 2008.

  • Yield: 6 servings
  • Prep time:5 Minutes
  • Cook time:20 Minutes


  • 2 cup(s) heavy whipping cream
  • 1 cup(s) fresh broccoli florets
  • 2 9-ounce package(s) refrigerated cheese tortellini
  • 2 1/2 cup(s) shredded Parmesan cheese, divided
  • 1/4 teaspoon(s) coarsely ground pepper
  • 2 teaspoon(s) minced fresh parsley


• In a large saucepan, cook cream and broccoli, uncovered, over medium-low heat for 5-6 minutes or until broccoli is crisp-tender. Meanwhile, cook tortellini according to package directions.

• Stir 2 cups cheese and pepper into broccoli mixture. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 10-12 minutes or until cheese is melted and mixture is thickened, stirring occasionally.

• Drain tortellini; add to sauce and toss to coat. Sprinkle with parsley and remaining cheese.

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