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Tortellini with peas and prosciutto Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
gloria gorzycki
Added: Thursday, November 6, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
15 oz. cheese tortellini
1 1/2 c. whipping cream
pinch of freshly grated nutmeg
6 T. freshly grated Parmesan cheese
2/3 c. frozen tiny peas, thawed, drained
1 1/2 oz. prosciutto, fatted trimmed, cut julienne
salt and freshly ground pepper

Directions:
Directions:
Cook tortellini in large pot of boiling salted water until barely tender, stirring occasionally to prevent sticking. Drain thoroughly.

Meanwhile, bring cream to boil in heavy large sauce pan. Reduce heat. Add nutmeg and simmer until slightly thickened, about 8 minutes.

Return tortellini to pot. Add warm cream, Parmesan, peas and prosciutto. Simmer over low heat until tortellini is tender and sauce thickens, stirring occasionally, about 4 minutes. Season with salt and pepper. Divide among four warm bowls and serve.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4

 

 

 

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