Tortellini With Chicken Florentine Sauce

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Total Time
30mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 20 mins

quick & easy, 30 min dinner! A rich, hearty pasta dish, easy to omit or add ingredients depending on whats on hand.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. cook tortellini al dente, according to package directions while preparing the rest of ingredients. Do not overcook them!
  2. saute shallots and garlic in butter about 5-6 minutes.
  3. add chicken pieces and fry for 3-5 minutes, until outside is cooked.
  4. pour in 1 cup of chicken broth and add frozen spinach, reduce heat and cook till spinach thaws.
  5. add sliced mushrooms, bring to a simmer.
  6. add 1/2 & 1/2 with the Parmesan cheese & season with lots of black pepper.
  7. let simmer a few minutes.
  8. stir flour into remaining chicken broth and add to mixture, stir til thick.
  9. stir in Romano and parsley, reduce heat to keep warm.
  10. toss with the tortellini.
  11. If sauce is too thick, you can add more 1/2 &1/2 or more chicken stock, depending on your taste.
  12. Omit the chicken for a vegetarian meal.