Peas and Prosciutto with Tortellini 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
  • Credits : Pasta By The Season: Spring 2004



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


  • Iron 19.0
  • Folate 20.0
  • Calcium 40.0
  • Vitamin A 23.0
  • Vitamin C 7.0
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Peas and Prosciutto with Tortellini