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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.
  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)

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.

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