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Baked Tortellini

February 15, 2012

This Baked Tortellini is soooooo good. It’s full of cheese, pasta, and a creamy homemade alfredo sauce. So, if you’re on a diet or watching your weight you might want to quit reading right now. Just kidding!

What I can say is that Reinman said this is the best pasta I’ve made yet. Score!

So, if you are looking for something crazy yummy, cheesy, garlicky, and that has tons of flavor this dish is for you! This would be perfect for date night, or if you’re having guests over, or if you just want some comfort food. This is comfort food at its finest.

Baked Tortellini

recipe from Turbo Chef

Ingredients:

  • 20 oz. tortellini, cheese-filled
  • Garlic Alfredo Sauce (recipe to follow)
  • 4 oz. prosciutto, minced
  • 4 oz. mozzarella cheese, shredded

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Get out a 2 quart baking dish and set aside.
  2. Boil tortellini according to package directions, and set aside. Cut the prosciutto into small pieces.
  3. Spread a 1/4 cup of alfredo sauce on bottom of baking dish.
  4. In a large bowl, mix your tortellini, prosciutto and the remaining alfredo sauce. Poor your pasta mixture into your baking dish. Top with mozzarella cheese, and bake for approximately 20 minutes or until cheese is melted and bubbly. Turn your broiler on, and while watching, broil for a few minutes to get your cheese a little crispy.
  5. Enjoy!

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Garlic Alfredo Sauce

recipe adapted from Tasty Kitchen

Ingredients:

  • 4 T butter
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely minced
  • 4 oz. cream cheese, softened and cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 1 cup milk (I used heavy cream)
  • 3 oz. Parmesan cheese, grated
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1 pinch Kosher salt

Directions:

  1. Melt butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Add garlic and cook 2 minutes.
  2. Add cream cheese and whisk until smooth. Slowly add in milk, whisking constantly until smooth.
  3. Stir in parmesan and pepper. Season with kosher salt, if needed.
  4. Remove from heat when desired consistency is reached.
  5. Enjoy!

— the Jilb

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5 comments

  1. Oh that looks good, haha. Great post I will have to try your recipe. Stop by and say hi 🙂


  2. Yep-this is totally one I will save. Garlic-Pasta-Garlic-Alfredo Sauce-Garlic-Cheese!!! I really like these three:))) oh…and garlic too.


    • I know! It’s totally to-die for. And so yummy. And easy!



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