Tortellini With Chicken Florentine Sauce

Recipe by cathyinhawaii
READY IN: 30mins




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