Peas and Prosciutto with Tortellini

Author: Canadian Living

Frozen tortellini is the no-fuss answer when you want a satisfying pasta dinner in a hurry.

  • Portion size 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 lb frozen cheese tortellini
  • 1 cup ricotta cheese
  • 3/4 cups milk
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onion
  • 4 slices prosciutto chopped
  • 4 slices ham chopped
  • 1 pinch hot pepper flakes
  • 2/3 cups cooked or frozen green peas
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 pinch ground nutmeg
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese

Method

In large pot of boiling salted water, cook tortellini until tender but firm, about 10 minutes; drain well.

Meanwhile, in blender or food processor, pur?ricotta cheese with milk until smooth; set aside.

In large skillet, melt butter over medium heat; cook onions, prosciutto, and hot pepper flakes (if using), stirring, until onions are softened, about 5 minutes.

Stir in tortellini, ricotta mixture, peas, pepper, nutmeg and salt ; cook, stirring, until heated through and tortellini are well coated. Sprinkle with Parmesan.

Nutritional facts <b>Per serving:</b> about

  • Sodium 722 mg
  • Protein 29 g
  • Calories 568.0
  • Total fat 24 g
  • Cholesterol 135 mg
  • Saturated fat 14 g
  • Total carbohydrate 59 g

%RDI

  • Iron 19.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 20.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 40.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 23.0
  • Vitamin C 7.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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Peas and Prosciutto with Tortellini