Tortellini with Bacon and Peas

Add an authentic Italian touch to refrigerated tortellini with hearty bacon and Green Giant Steamers frozen sweet peas.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 20 min
  • Servings 2


package (9 oz) refrigerated cheese-filled spinach tortellini
tablespoon olive oil
slices thick-sliced bacon, chopped
cup Green Giant™ Steamers™ frozen sweet peas (from 12-oz bag)
tablespoons whipping cream
Salt and pepper to taste

  • 1 Cook tortellini as directed on package; drain, reserving 1/4 cup cooking water.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in 12-inch skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Cook bacon in oil, stirring occasionally, until crisp. Remove bacon to paper towels; discard drippings.
  • 3 Add peas to skillet; cook and stir 1 minute. Add tortellini and reserved cooking water. Cook 2 to 3 minutes, stirring frequently, until peas are thoroughly heated. Remove from heat; stir in whipping cream and bacon. Season with salt and pepper.

Expert Tips

Substitute ravioli or your favorite pasta for the tortellini.

Add a little spice with a dash of ground red pepper (cayenne).