Tortellini Carbonara

4
Servings
10m
Prep Time
10m
Cook Time
20m
Ready In

Recipe: #2562

November 14, 2011



"This takes little time to make, if you are watching your fat intake you may want to pass this by. Cook time does not include cooking the pasta"

Original recipe yields 4 servings
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Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (134.3 g)
  • Calories 434.5
  • Total Fat - 33.5 g
  • Saturated Fat - 18.7 g
  • Cholesterol - 107.3 mg
  • Sodium - 972.5 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 3.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 0.1 g
  • Sugars - 0.5 g
  • Protein - 29.8 g
  • Calcium - 732.7 mg
  • Iron - 0.5 mg
  • Vitamin C - 3.2 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.2 mg

Step 1

Cook tortellini according to package directions; drain then transfer to a bowl and toss with a small amount of oil or butter to prevent sticking.

Step 2

In a skillet cook bacon until crisp; remove and crumble (remove some of the bacon grease leaving 1-2 tablespoons in the skillet to saute the garlic).

Step 3

Add the garlic to the skillet; saute 1-2 minutes; add in the cream, Parmesan cheese, parsley and cooked bacon; cook for 2 minutes until heated through.

Step 4

Add in the tortellini; toss until heated through then season with more salt and pepper, serve immediately.

Tips & Variations


No special items needed.

Related

ImPat

I scaled back for 1 serve and used a veal and cheddar cheese tortellini, otherwise made as per recipe and thoroughly enjoyed, thank you Kittencal, made for Alphabet Soup Tag Game.

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(3 Nov 2019)