Posted by: marthabernie | July 19, 2015

EASY CHEESY TORTELLINI or PASTA PRESTO!

This is a quick and easy recipe when you want to use tortellini as a main course.  I have also added some cubed ham to the mix.

EASY CHEESY TORTELLINI

1 pound store bought cheese tortellini, cooked

1/2 cup reserved pasta water

1/2 cup heavy cream

1 teaspoon lemon zest

2 cups chopped tomatoes

1/4 cup grated parmesan

2 tablespoons chopped chives

In a pot, simmer pasta, cream and zest, stirring.  Take off heat, stir in tomatoes, cheese and chives.  Toss, adding pasta water as needed to thin sauce.  Serves 4.


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