This was so easy and my whole family devoured it. Even my 2 and 5 year old! The Previous reviewers recommendation to add mushrooms is a good one. I may try that next time. I served with some cheese bread.
Tortellini with Peas and Tarragon
Photo: Con Poulos
Yield: Makes 4 servings
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Other: 5 Minutes
Amount per serving
- Calories: 474
- Calories from fat: 42%
- Fat: 22g
- Saturated fat: 8g
- Cholesterol: 41mg
- Sodium: 730mg
- Carbohydrate: 50g
- Fiber: 4g
- Sugars: 5g
- Protein: 17g
- 1 pound frozen cheese tortellini
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 onion, chopped
- 3 tablespoons unsalted butter
- 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
- 1 1/2 cups frozen peas
- Kosher salt and pepper
- 2 tablespoons chopped fresh tarragon
- 1/2 cup grated Parmesan
- Cook the tortellini according to the package directions.
Meanwhile, heat the oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the onion and cook until soft, about 6 minutes. Increase heat to medium-high. Add the butter and cook until it turns golden brown, about 3 minutes. Stir in the garlic, peas, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper and cook until heated through, 2 to 3 minutes. Add the tortellini, tarragon, and half the Parmesan and toss.
Divide among bowls and sprinkle with the remaining Parmesan.
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