Tortellini and Broccoli Alfredo

Prep: 1 minute; Cook: 9 minutes.

Yield:

4 servings (serving size: 1 1/4 cups)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 337
Caloriesfromfat 26 %
Fat 9.6 g
Satfat 5.7 g
Monofat 1.3 g
Polyfat 0.3 g
Protein 18.9 g
Carbohydrate 43.7 g
Fiber 3.3 g
Cholesterol 36 mg
Iron 1.7 mg
Sodium 900 mg
Calcium 375 mg

Ingredients

1 (9-ounce) package fresh three-cheese tortellini (such as Contadina)
1 (12-ounce) package fresh broccoli florets
1 (1.6-ounce) envelope Alfredo sauce mix (such as Knorr)
1 1/2 cups fat-free milk
2 teaspoons light butter
1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/4 cup preshredded fresh Parmesan cheese
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Preparation

Cook tortellini according to package directions, omitting salt and fat; add broccoli during the last 3 minutes of cooking time. Drain well.

Prepare sauce mix according to package directions, using fat-free milk, butter, and 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg.

Combine sauce, pasta, and broccoli; toss well to coat. Top each serving evenly with cheese and pepper.

Note:

Cooking Light Superfast Suppers

January 2003