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    Cheese Tortellini With Basil Cream Sauce

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    15 mins

    5 mins

    10 mins

    Sandi (From CA)'s Note:

    From HerbThyme Farms.

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    Ingredients:

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      In a medium saucepan, sauté shallots and garlic in butter until softened.
    2. 2
      Add flour; cook and stir one minute.
    3. 3
      Stir in wine; cook one minute more.
    4. 4
      Slowly add cream, mixing until smooth. Add cheese; cook over medium heat until smooth and thick.
    5. 5
      Add fresh basil; mix well and pour over hot, cooked tortellini.
    6. 6
      Garnish with basil leaves.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on September 27, 2013

      55

      Delicious!! I used green onions instead of shallots and water instead of wine. I also added 10-20 shrimp (sprinkled with some season salt and sauteed in a little oil). My 8-year-old and 4-year-old helped me make this dish. Very easy and versatile recipe. We also added green peas and broccoli. Thanks for sharing this awesome recipe!!

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    • on July 19, 2013

      55

      Made this for Zaar Chef Alphabet Soup tag game ~ 2013 and the grandkids, DH and I really enjoyed it. I did use some half-n-half along with the cream to cut down on some of the richness. I did add some steamed broccoli at the end to get the kids to eat their vegies. Next time I think I will add some shrimp or chicken for a complete meal. Definately a keeper. Thank you for posting.

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    • on September 27, 2012

      45

      This was a delicious take on alfredo but very very rich. I even substituted half broth for the cream. Loved the addition of the basil. Mixed in some veggie for a complete meal.

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    Nutritional Facts for Cheese Tortellini With Basil Cream Sauce

    Serving Size: 1 (183 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 849.0
     
    Calories from Fat 459
    54%
    Total Fat 51.0 g
    78%
    Saturated Fat 30.6 g
    153%
    Cholesterol 188.9 mg
    62%
    Sodium 1297.2 mg
    54%
    Total Carbohydrate 67.3 g
    22%
    Dietary Fiber 2.5 g
    10%
    Sugars 1.7 g
    6%
    Protein 29.3 g
    58%

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