Betty's Creamy Tortellini Carbonara

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Feb. 20, 2013

In this video, Betty demonstrates how to make Creamy Tortellini Carbonara. This is a quick and easy pasta dish to make, but it looks very elegant when served. It goes well with Mini Parmesan Breadsticks.

Ingredients

Tortellini stuffed with meat and cheese 19 Ounce , frozen (or only cheese)
Butter 2 Tablespoon
Garlic cloves 2 , finely chopped
Bacon slice 8 , crisped, crumbled
Grated parmesan cheese 2/3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
Whipping cream 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Fresh parsley 2 Tablespoon , finely chopped
Fresh ground black peppercorn 1/2 Teaspoon
For garnishing
Fresh parsley sprigs 2

Directions

GETTING READY

1. In a large pot of water, cook tortellini as per package directions. Drain and set aside.

MAKING

2. Place a large deep skillet on flame and melt butter in it.

3. Add garlic and saute until soft.

4. Drop cooked tortellini, crumbled bacon, Parmesan cheese, whipping cream, and chopped fresh parsley.

5. Season with black peppercorns. Stir the mixture until well combined.

SERVING

6. Into a medium-sized platter, transfer the pasta, garnish with sprigs of fresh parsley and enjoy with breadsticks and a healthy green salad.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 20 Minutes
Ready In: 20 Minutes