Total Time
20mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 10 mins

From Everyday Food September 2006.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Cook tortellini about 2 minutes less than package instructions.
  2. Add peas; cook until pasta and peas are tender, 2 minutes more.
  3. Reserving 1 cup pasta water, drain.
  4. Set aside pasta and peas.
  5. Melt butter in pasta pot over medium-low heat.
  6. Add garlic; cook until fragrant, about 1 minute. Discard garlic.
  7. To pasta pot, add pasta, peas, cheese, and 3/4 cup reserved pasta water.
  8. Season with salt and pepper.
  9. Toss to coat.
  10. Add more pasta water as needed to thin sauce.
  11. Serve, topped with extra cheese if desired.

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