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Tortellini With Mushroom Cheese Sauce

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  Butter/Margarine 1 Tablespoon
  Mushrooms 1 Pound, finely chopped
  Garlic 3 Clove (15 gm), minced / pressed
  Minced fresh basil/1 teaspoon dry basil leaves 1 Tablespoon
  Cream cheese 6 Ounce (2/3 Cup)
  Milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Frozen tortellini 12 Ounce (1 Package)
  Parsley sprigs 3

Melt butter in a 10- to 12-inch frying pan over medium-high heat.
Add mushrooms, garlic, and basil; stir often until all liquid has evaporated and mushrooms begin to brown, 10 to 12 minutes.
Add cheese and milk; stir until cheese melts and sauce begins to boil.
Meanwhile, in a 5- to 6-quart pan, bring 4 quarts water to boiling over high heat.
Add frozen tortellini and cook, uncovered, until just barely tender to bite, 15 to 20 minutes.
Drain and pour into a bowl; add mushroom sauce and mix well.
Spoon tortellini and sauce equally onto 4 to 6 heated dinner plates; garnish with parsley sprigs.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1929 Calories from Fat 888

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 100 g154.5%

Saturated Fat 55.1 g275.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 373.5 mg124.5%

Sodium 1791 mg74.6%

Total Carbohydrates 193 g64.4%

Dietary Fiber 11.7 g46.7%

Sugars 22.4 g

Protein 75 g150.7%

Vitamin A 84.4% Vitamin C 36%

Calcium 88.7% Iron 50%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Tortellini With Mushroom Cheese Sauce Recipe