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Tortellini In Cream Sauce

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Tortellini in cream sauce is a lovely herbed pasta recipe. Prepaerd with vegetables like onions and red pepper cooked in oil with a hint of garlic, the cream sauce is made with half and half with tarragon for flavor. Tossed with cheese to finish, this microwaved tortellini is sprinkled with green onions to serve.
Ingredients
  Olive oil/Vegetable oil 1 Teaspoon
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), minced
  Chopped sweet red pepper 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chopped onion 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Condensed cream of mushroom soup 10 3⁄4 Ounce (1 Can)
  Half and half/Milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chablis/Dry white wine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Dried tarragon leaves 1⁄4 Teaspoon, crushed
  Cheese tortellini 8 Ounce, cooked, drained
  Crumbled feta/Grated parmesan cheese 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sliced green onions 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
Directions

In 2-quart microwave-safe casserole, combine oil, garlic, red pepper and chopped onion.
Cover with lid; microwave on HIGH 2 minutes or until vegetables are tender, stirring once during cooking.
Stir in soup until smooth.
Stir in half-and-half, wine and tarragon.
Cover; microwave on HIGH 5 minutes or until hot and bubbling, stirring once during cooking.
Let stand, covered, 5 minutes.
Toss with hot tortellini.
Sprinkle with cheese and green onions.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Microwaving
Ingredient: 
Pasta

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1146 Calories from Fat 431

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 49 g74.9%

Saturated Fat 24.6 g123%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 187 mg62.3%

Sodium 2482 mg103.4%

Total Carbohydrates 132 g44.2%

Dietary Fiber 10 g40.2%

Sugars 18.2 g

Protein 40 g80.6%

Vitamin A 105% Vitamin C 215.8%

Calcium 79.8% Iron 43.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Tortellini In Cream Sauce Recipe