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Tortellini with Ham and Peas

This hearty tortellini is an easy fix for a weeknight meal.

All You MARCH 2008

  • Yield: 6 Servings
  • Cook time:10 Minutes
  • Prep time:5 Minutes
  • Cost Per Serving:$1.05


  • 1 pound fresh or frozen cheese tortellini
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter, cut into pieces
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan
  • 1/4 pound ham, chopped


Bring a large pot of salted water to boil. Cook tortellini until just al dente (do not overcook), as package label directs. Add peas to pot for last 30 seconds of cooking time.

Drain tortellini and peas and return to pot. Stir in butter, cream, salt, pepper, Parmesan and ham. Turn stove on to medium heat and cook, stirring, until ingredients are heated through, 2 to 3 minutes. Serve immediately.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 420
  • Fat: 21g
  • Saturated fat: 12g
  • Protein: 19g
  • Carbohydrate: 39g
  • Fiber: 4g
  • Cholesterol: 96mg
  • Sodium: 896mg

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