Add an authentic Italian touch to refrigerated tortellini with hearty bacon andfrozen sweet peas.
package (9 oz) refrigerated cheese-filled spinach tortellini
tablespoon olive oil
slices thick-sliced bacon, chopped
cup frozen sweet peas (from 12-oz bag)
tablespoons whipping cream
Salt and pepper to taste
Cook tortellini as directed on package; drain, reserving 1/4 cup cooking water.
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.
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.
Substitute ravioli or your favorite pasta for the tortellini.
Add a little spice with a dash of ground red pepper (cayenne).
NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING
Serving Size: 1 Serving
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*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.