Creamy Bacon Tortellini

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Recipe: #25832

March 27, 2017

"From Recipe+ Nov.'16. Though the recipe specifies 4 serves I have found that I get 6 from a 625 gram packet of tortellini and if I add lot of vegies then I can stretch it to 8 with a side of garlic bread."

Original is 4 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (356.8 g)
  • Calories 1260.9
  • Total Fat - 50.3 g
  • Saturated Fat - 17.8 g
  • Cholesterol - 138.2 mg
  • Sodium - 1560.9 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 156.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 18.1 g
  • Sugars - 16.6 g
  • Protein - 47.2 g
  • Calcium - 238 mg
  • Iron - 3.4 mg
  • Vitamin C - 1.8 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.9 mg

Step by Step Method

Step 1

Cook pasta in a saucepan of boiling salted water for 6 minutes or until tortellini floats to the surface and then drain and return to the pan.

Step 2

Meanwhile heat a large frying pan over moderate heat and add bacon and cook and stir for 2 minutes or until browned and then transfer to a large heatproof bowl.

Step 3

Add the leek and garlic to the pan and cook and stir for 5 minutes or until leek softens and then stir in crumbled stock cube, the boiling water. cream and the cooked bacon and bring to the boil and then reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes or until sauce thickens slightly.

Step 4

Add tortellini to cream sauce and stir in half the parmesan and half the chives and spoon into serving bowls and serve sprinkled with remaining parmesan and chives.


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