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Tortellini, Proscuitto & Asparagus in Cream Sauce Recipe

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This recipe for Tortellini, Proscuitto & Asparagus in Cream Sauce, by , is from For The Love Of Cooking, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Wendy (Luis) Thordsen
Added: Wednesday, September 20, 2006

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
lb refrigerated fresh cheese tortellini
1 cup asparagus, cut into bite sized pieces
1/8 lb thinly sliced prosciutto, chopped
2 TBSP all purpose flour
cup grated parmesan cheese
1 cup whole milk
1 tsp. coarsely ground black pepper

Directions:
Directions:
Bring a large pot of water to boil.
Coat a large skillet with nonstick spray and heat over medium heat. Add the prosciutto and cook, stirring occasionally, until lightly browned, about 3 minutes. Remove and reserve the prosciutto. Dissolve the flour in the milk in a small bowl and then add to the skillet. Cook, stirring constantly until thickened, about 8 minutes. Meanwhile, add the tortellini to the boiling water and cook accordingly stir in the asparagus during the last 2 minutes of cooking; drain. Remove the milk from the heat and stir in parmesan cheese and pepper. Add the cooked proscuitto and the tortellini and asparagus and toss to coat.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4

 

 

 

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